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Record Information
Version3.6
Creation Date2012-09-11 18:57:56 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 02:24:27 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB34172
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common NameMethyl 2-hydroxybenzoate
DescriptionMethyl 2-hydroxybenzoate is found in beverages. Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate is present in white wine, tea, porcini mushroom Boletus edulis, Bourbon vanilla, clary sage, red sage and fruits including cherry, apple, raspberry, papaya and plum. Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate is found in leaves of Gaultheria procumbens (wintergreen). Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate is a flavouring agent.
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
ValueSource
2-(Methoxycarbonyl)phenolChEBI
2-CarbomethoxyphenolChEBI
2-Hydroxybenzoic acid methyl esterChEBI
Betula oilChEBI
Gaultheria oilChEBI
Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoateChEBI
Methyl O-hydroxybenzoateChEBI
Natural wintergreen oilChEBI
Oil OF wintergreenChEBI
Spicewood oilChEBI
Sweet birch oilChEBI
Teaberry oilChEBI
Methyl salicylic acidGenerator
2-Hydroxybenzoate methyl esterGenerator
Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoic acidGenerator
Methyl O-hydroxybenzoic acidGenerator
Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, methyl esterHMDB
FEMA 2745HMDB
Methyl ester 2-hydroxy-benzoic acidHMDB
Methyl salicylate, 8ciHMDB
O-Hydroxybenzoic acid, methyl esterHMDB
Chemical FormulaC8H8O3
Average Molecular Weight152.1473
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight152.047344122
IUPAC Namemethyl 2-hydroxybenzoate
Traditional Namemethyl salicylate
CAS Registry Number119-36-8
SMILES
COC(=O)C1=CC=CC=C1O
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C8H8O3/c1-11-8(10)6-4-2-3-5-7(6)9/h2-5,9H,1H3
InChI KeyInChIKey=OSWPMRLSEDHDFF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as benzoic acid esters. These are ester derivatives of benzoic acid.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassBenzenoids
ClassBenzene and substituted derivatives
Sub ClassBenzoic acids and derivatives
Direct ParentBenzoic acid esters
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Salicylic acid or derivatives
  • Benzoate ester
  • Benzylether
  • Benzoyl
  • Phenol
  • Vinylogous acid
  • Methyl ester
  • Carboxylic acid ester
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
StatusDetected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Food
Biofunction
  • Nutrient
Application
  • Flavoring Agent
Cellular locations
  • Membrane
Physical Properties
StateLiquid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point-8.6 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water Solubility0.7 mg/mL at 30 °CNot Available
LogP2.55Not Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility5.73 mg/mLALOGPS
logP2.07ALOGPS
logP2.32ChemAxon
logS-1.4ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)9.72ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-4.3ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area46.53 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count2ChemAxon
Refractivity40.06 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability14.98 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-MSNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-0udi-0900000000-eba52e49290e16ea60c0View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-0uk9-0900000000-684f1c8a3cf324183257View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0uk9-9300000000-a594ffaab84fc15a2edcView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-0udi-0900000000-76d5fc81bafad7c2222cView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0udi-0900000000-dae7a80af6333acd66fcView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0gb9-9600000000-09304803bc773495c704View in MoNA
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-00dl-9800000000-1d56d6cf07db519b50e2View in MoNA
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot Available
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot Available
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Membrane
Biofluid Locations
  • Urine
Tissue LocationNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
Normal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
UrineDetected 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 IDFDB012459
KNApSAcK IDC00030767
Chemspider ID13848808
KEGG Compound IDC12305
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB34172
Metagene LinkHMDB34172
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound4133
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID31832
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.