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Record Information
Version3.6
Creation Date2012-09-11 17:43:16 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 01:59:33 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB31445
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common NameUndecane
DescriptionUndecane is found in allspice. Undecane (also known as hendecane) is a liquid alkane hydrocarbon with the chemical formula CH3(CH2)9CH3. It is used as a mild sex attractant for various types of moths and cockroaches, and an alert signal for a variety of ants. It has 159 isomers. (Wikipedia) Undecane belongs to the family of Acyclic Alkanes. These are acyclic hydrocarbons consisting only of n carbon atoms and m hydrogen atoms where m=2*n + 2.
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
ValueSource
CH3-[CH2]9-CH3ChEBI
HendecaneChEBI
HendekanChEBI
N-UndecaneChEBI
UndekanChEBI
Chemical FormulaC11H24
Average Molecular Weight156.3083
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight156.187800768
IUPAC Nameundecane
Traditional Nameundecane
CAS Registry Number1120-21-4
SMILES
CCCCCCCCCCC
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C11H24/c1-3-5-7-9-11-10-8-6-4-2/h3-11H2,1-2H3
InChI KeyInChIKey=RSJKGSCJYJTIGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as acyclic alkanes. These are acyclic hydrocarbons consisting only of n carbon atoms and m hydrogen atoms where m=2*n + 2.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassHydrocarbons
ClassAlkanes
Sub ClassAcyclic alkanes
Direct ParentAcyclic alkanes
Alternative ParentsNot Available
Substituents
  • Acyclic alkane
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
StatusDetected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Endogenous
  • Food
BiofunctionNot Available
Application
  • Nutrient
Cellular locations
  • Membrane
Physical Properties
StateNot Available
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.000347 mg/mLALOGPS
logP5.96ALOGPS
logP5.35ChemAxon
logS-5.7ALOGPS
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area0 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count8ChemAxon
Refractivity52.41 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability22.71 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-052f-9000000000-fa9a109c9586ea5b171cView in MoNA
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot Available
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot Available
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Membrane
Biofluid Locations
  • Feces
  • Saliva
  • Urine
Tissue LocationNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
Normal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Normal
details
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Normal
details
SalivaDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Not SpecifiedNormal details
UrineDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Normal
details
Abnormal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Clostridium difficile infection
details
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
details
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Ulcerative colitis 
details
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 IDFDB004982
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID13619
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkUndecane
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB31445
Metagene LinkHMDB31445
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound14257
PDB IDUND
ChEBI ID46342
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Download (PDF)
General References
  1. Duke, James A. (1992) Handbook of phytochemical constituents of GRAS herbs and other economic plants. Boca Raton, FL. CRC Press.