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Record Information
Version3.6
Creation Date2009-01-30 09:14:48 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 01:21:48 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB11624
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common NameDecyl alcohol
Description1-Decanol, or decyl alcohol, is a straight chain fatty alcohol with ten carbon atoms and the molecular formula CH3(CH2)9OH. It is a colorless viscous liquid that is insoluble in water. It is colorless and has a strong odour. Decanol is used in the manufacture of plasticizers, lubricants, surfactants and solvents. Decanol causes a high irritability to skin and eyes, when splashed into the eyes it can cause permanent damage. Also inhalation and ingestion can be harmful, it can also function as a narcotic. It is also harmful in the environment (Wikipedia).
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
ValueSource
1-DecanolChEBI
Capric alcoholChEBI
Caprinic alcoholChEBI
Decyl alcoholChEBI
N-Decan-1-olChEBI
N-DecanolChEBI
N-Decyl alcoholChEBI
NonylcarbinolChEBI
1-Decanol (acd/name 4.0)HMDB
Agent 504HMDB
Alcohol C-10HMDB
Alcohol C10HMDB
Alfol 10HMDB
AntakHMDB
Decan-1-olHMDB
DecanolHMDB
Decanol-(1)HMDB
Decyl N- alcoholHMDB
Decylic alcoholHMDB
Epal 10HMDB
Lorol C10HMDB
N-Decatyl alcoholHMDB
Nonyl acarbinolHMDB
PanoramaHMDB
ParanolHMDB
Primary decyl alcoholHMDB
RoyaltacHMDB
Royaltac m-2HMDB
Royaltac-85HMDB
Chemical FormulaC10H22O
Average Molecular Weight158.2811
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight158.167065326
IUPAC Namedecan-1-ol
Traditional Namedecanol
CAS Registry Number112-30-1
SMILES
CCCCCCCCCCO
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C10H22O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11/h11H,2-10H2,1H3
InChI KeyInChIKey=MWKFXSUHUHTGQN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as fatty alcohols. These are aliphatic alcohols consisting of a chain of a least six carbon atoms.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassFatty Acyls
Sub ClassFatty alcohols
Direct ParentFatty alcohols
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Fatty alcohol
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Primary alcohol
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Alcohol
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
StatusDetected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Endogenous
  • Food
Biofunction
  • Cell signaling
  • Fuel and energy storage
  • Fuel or energy source
  • Membrane integrity/stability
Application
  • Nutrients
  • Stabilizers
  • Surfactants and Emulsifiers
Cellular locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
Physical Properties
StateLiquid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point6.9 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogP4.57HANSCH,C ET AL. (1995)
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.049 mg/mLALOGPS
logP4.24ALOGPS
logP3.47ChemAxon
logS-3.5ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)16.84ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-2ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area20.23 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count8ChemAxon
Refractivity49.74 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability21.63 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS)splash10-014i-9550000000-f65b23bed3c7332ceee0View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-MSNot Available
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 10V, Positive (Annotated)splash10-014i-0900000000-22d5c1bf7e2f98f12a5dView in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 25V, Positive (Annotated)splash10-066r-1900000000-2a2cfd23706a05662734View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 40V, Positive (Annotated)splash10-0aor-1900000000-b5a1bff81d20fca506faView in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - EI-B (HITACHI RMU-7M) , Positivesplash10-0a4l-9000000000-94ae00dedd4b2c0e1470View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - CI-B (HITACHI M-80) , Positivesplash10-0006-4900000000-46512c8da212f02c4520View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - EI-B (HITACHI M-80B) , Positivesplash10-0a4l-9000000000-30ef9f97c51d859228deView in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - EI-B (HITACHI RMU-6M) , Positivesplash10-0a4l-9000000000-809358e8e81b71b6637cView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, NegativeNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, NegativeNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, NegativeNot Available
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-0a5c-9000000000-272f50a180ec299d0ec7View in MoNA
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot Available
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot Available
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
Biofluid Locations
  • Feces
Tissue LocationNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
Normal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Normal
details
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
DrugBank Metabolite IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB012351
KNApSAcK IDC00030100
Chemspider ID7882
KEGG Compound IDC01633
BioCyc IDCPD-7867
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia Link1-Decanol
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB11624
Metagene LinkHMDB11624
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound8174
PDB IDDE1
ChEBI ID28903
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Download (PDF)
General ReferencesNot Available

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in catalytic activity
Specific function:
1-acyl-glycerone 3-phosphate + a long-chain alcohol = an alkyl-glycerone 3-phosphate + a long-chain acid anion
Gene Name:
AGPS
Uniprot ID:
O00116
Molecular weight:
72911.2
General function:
Involved in catalytic activity
Specific function:
Catalyzes the reduction of saturated fatty acyl-CoA with chain length C16 or C18 to fatty alcohols.
Gene Name:
FAR1
Uniprot ID:
Q8WVX9
Molecular weight:
59356.25
General function:
Involved in catalytic activity
Specific function:
Catalyzes the reduction of fatty acyl-CoA to fatty alcohols. The preferred substrates are C16, C18, C18:1 and C18:2 but low activity can be observed with C10-C14 substrates.
Gene Name:
FAR2
Uniprot ID:
Q96K12
Molecular weight:
59437.92
General function:
Involved in transferase activity, transferring acyl groups other than amino-acyl groups
Specific function:
Acyltransferase that predominantly esterify long chain (wax) alcohols with acyl-CoA-derived fatty acids to produce wax esters. Wax esters are enriched in sebum, suggesting that it plays a central role in lipid metabolism in skin. Has a preference for arachidyl alcohol as well as decyl alcohol, demonstrating its relatively poor activity using saturated long chain alcohols (C16, C18, and C20).
Gene Name:
AWAT1
Uniprot ID:
Q58HT5
Molecular weight:
37758.815
General function:
Involved in transferase activity, transferring acyl groups other than amino-acyl groups
Specific function:
Acyltransferase that predominantly esterify long chain (wax) alcohols with acyl-CoA-derived fatty acids to produce wax esters. Wax esters are enriched in sebum, suggesting that it plays a central role in lipid metabolism in skin. Has no activity using decyl alcohol and significantly prefers the C16 and C18 alcohols. May also have 2-acylglycerol O-acyltransferase (MGAT) and acyl-CoA:retinol acyltransferase (ARAT) activities, to catalyze the synthesis of diacylglycerols and retinyl esters; however this activity is unclear in vivo.
Gene Name:
AWAT2
Uniprot ID:
Q6E213
Molecular weight:
38093.25