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Record Information
Version4.0
Creation Date2009-02-24 16:13:29 UTC
Update Date2017-09-27 08:26:39 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB0011718
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB11718
Metabolite Identification
Common Name4-Hydroxybenzaldehyde
Description4-Hydroxybenzaldehyde reacts with NAD+ and H2O to produce 4-hydroxybenzoate, NADH, and 2 protons. The reaction is catalyzed by 4-hydroxybenzaldehyde dehydrogenase. 4-Hydroxybenzaldehyde is found in the benzoate degradation via hydroxylation, bisphenol A degradation, toluene and xylene degradation, and biosynthesis of phenylpropanoids pathways.
Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
4-FormylphenolChEBI
P-FormylphenolChEBI
P-HydroxybenzaldehydeChEBI
4-Hydroxy-benzaldehydeHMDB
4-HydroxybenzenecarbonalHMDB
P-Hydroxy-benzaldehydeHMDB
P-OxybenzaldehydeHMDB
ParahydroxybenzaldehydeHMDB
Usaf m-6HMDB
Para-hydroxybenzaldehydeMeSH
Chemical FormulaC7H6O2
Average Molecular Weight122.1213
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight122.036779436
IUPAC Name4-hydroxybenzaldehyde
Traditional NameP-hydroxybenzaldehyde
CAS Registry Number123-08-0
SMILES
OC1=CC=C(C=O)C=C1
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C7H6O2/c8-5-6-1-3-7(9)4-2-6/h1-5,9H
InChI KeyRGHHSNMVTDWUBI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of chemical entities known as hydroxybenzaldehydes. These are organic aromatic compounds containing a benzene ring carrying an aldehyde group and a hydroxyl group.
KingdomChemical entities
Super ClassOrganic compounds
ClassOrganic oxygen compounds
Sub ClassOrganooxygen compounds
Direct ParentHydroxybenzaldehydes
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Hydroxybenzaldehyde
  • Benzoyl
  • 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoid
  • Phenol
  • Benzenoid
  • Monocyclic benzene moiety
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
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Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point117 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water Solubility8.45 mg/mL at 25 °CNot Available
LogP1.35HANSCH,C ET AL. (1995)
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility9.51 g/LALOGPS
logP1.27ALOGPS
logP1.38ChemAxon
logS-1.1ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)7.32ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-7.1ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area37.3 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count1ChemAxon
Refractivity34.62 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability11.98 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00di-8900000000-4eff34096f6bd4f30d10View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00di-9800000000-c8646d08ef8e23a3d49bView in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00di-8900000000-60621d4d9871b2d7587dView in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-05i0-1970000000-7ef151eab685361413a6View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-EI-TOF (Non-derivatized)splash10-00b9-1940000000-fa6b812457f26dce7720View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-EI-TOF (Non-derivatized)splash10-00b9-2940000000-0bfc68ade3f25f6ba1f2View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-EI-TOF (Non-derivatized)splash10-00b9-2940000000-b50ed8954cb10b92a30bView in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-EI-TOF (Non-derivatized)splash10-00b9-2930000000-671031e52722de3402ecView in MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-00di-6900000000-ea309e8826550692ddebView in MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-00di-8900000000-781df730e85ee6b33891View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-ITFT , negativesplash10-00di-0900000000-99136b39c7ec11a7bbcaView in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - , negativesplash10-00di-0900000000-ab4c213ba9a645517aa3View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-00di-0900000000-298ab6a83ac989405983View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-00di-1900000000-12ad1640340af91bc8e8View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0036-9000000000-ddc48e682b255bd53c5eView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-00di-0900000000-785058db9c1fbc1b5950View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-00di-0900000000-c22365c838c065b99ed8View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0100-9300000000-491fc6287b2479ddc1a6View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-00di-0900000000-298ab6a83ac989405983View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-00di-1900000000-12ad1640340af91bc8e8View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0036-9000000000-ddc48e682b255bd53c5eView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-00di-0900000000-785058db9c1fbc1b5950View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-00di-0900000000-c22365c838c065b99ed8View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0100-9300000000-491fc6287b2479ddc1a6View in MoNA
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-00di-9500000000-2c1739a8a2bc288e4a5cView in MoNA
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableView in JSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableView in JSpectraViewer
Biological Properties
Cellular LocationsNot Available
Biofluid Locations
  • Blood
  • Feces
Tissue LocationNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
NameSMPDB/PathwhizKEGG
No entries found
Normal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)BothNormal details
Abnormal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
BloodDetected and Quantified0.5 (0.0-1.0) uMAdult (>18 years old)Both
Prostate Cancer
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FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)BothColorectal Cancer details
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease References
Prostate cancer
  1. Sreekumar A, Poisson LM, Rajendiran TM, Khan AP, Cao Q, Yu J, Laxman B, Mehra R, Lonigro RJ, Li Y, Nyati MK, Ahsan A, Kalyana-Sundaram S, Han B, Cao X, Byun J, Omenn GS, Ghosh D, Pennathur S, Alexander DC, Berger A, Shuster JR, Wei JT, Varambally S, Beecher C, Chinnaiyan AM: Metabolomic profiles delineate potential role for sarcosine in prostate cancer progression. Nature. 2009 Feb 12;457(7231):910-4. doi: 10.1038/nature07762. [PubMed:19212411 ]
Associated OMIM IDs
DrugBank IDNot Available
DrugBank Metabolite IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound ID725
Phenol Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB010504
KNApSAcK IDC00002657
Chemspider ID123
KEGG Compound IDC00633
BioCyc IDCPD-7367
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound126
PDB IDHBA
ChEBI ID17597
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Download (PDF)
General References
  1. Hext PM, Rose FA: The Sulphation of p-hydroxyphenylpyruvic acid and related compounds by the rat liver cytosol. Biochem J. 1975 Aug;150(2):175-81. [PubMed:1180912 ]