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Record Information
Version3.6
Creation Date2012-09-11 17:43:43 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 02:00:00 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB31504
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common NameMethyl (Z)-3-hexenoate
DescriptionMethyl (Z)-3-hexenoate is used as a food additive [EAFUS] ("EAFUS: Everything Added to Food in the United States. [http://www.eafus.com/]").
Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
3-Hexenoic acid, methyl esterHMDB
FEMA 3364HMDB
Methyl (3E)-3-hexenoateHMDB
Methyl (e)-hex-3-enoateHMDB
Methyl 3-hexenoateHMDB
Methyl ester(3E)-3-hexenoic acidHMDB
Methyl ester(e)-3-hexenoic acidHMDB
Methyl hex-3-enoateHMDB
Methyl hydrosorbateHMDB
Methyl trans-3-hexenoateHMDB
Chemical FormulaC7H12O2
Average Molecular Weight128.169
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight128.083729628
IUPAC Namemethyl (3Z)-hex-3-enoate
Traditional Namemethyl (3Z)-hex-3-enoate
CAS Registry Number2396-78-3
SMILES
CC\C=C/CC(=O)OC
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C7H12O2/c1-3-4-5-6-7(8)9-2/h4-5H,3,6H2,1-2H3/b5-4-
InChI KeyInChIKey=XEAIHUDTEINXFG-PLNGDYQASA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as fatty acid methyl esters. These are compounds containing a fatty acid that is esterified with a methyl group. They have the general structure RC(=O)OR', where R=fatty aliphatic tail or organyl group and R'=methyl group.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassFatty Acyls
Sub ClassFatty acid esters
Direct ParentFatty acid methyl esters
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Fatty acid methyl ester
  • Methyl ester
  • Carboxylic acid ester
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Ontology
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Endogenous
  • Food
Biofunction
  • Cell signaling
  • Fuel and energy storage
  • Fuel or energy source
  • Membrane integrity/stability
  • Nutrient
Application
  • Nutrient
  • Stabilizers
  • Surfactants and Emulsifiers
Cellular locations
  • Cytoplasm
  • Extracellular
  • 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 Solubility3.85 mg/mLALOGPS
logP2.08ALOGPS
logP1.59ChemAxon
logS-1.5ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)-7.1ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area26.3 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count4ChemAxon
Refractivity36.96 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability14.66 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
SpectraNot Available
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Cytoplasm
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
Biofluid LocationsNot Available
Tissue LocationNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
Normal Concentrations
Not Available
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 IDFDB017567
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID4515284
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB31504
Metagene LinkHMDB31504
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound5362819
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
  1. Yannai, Shmuel. (2004) Dictionary of food compounds with CD-ROM: Additives, flavors, and ingredients. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall/CRC.