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Record Information
Version4.0
Creation Date2012-09-11 20:47:11 UTC
Update Date2017-09-27 08:30:59 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB0035765
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB35765
Metabolite Identification
Common Namep-Menthan-3-ol
Descriptionp-Menthan-3-ol is found in herbs and spices. p-Menthan-3-ol is found in many essential oils.Menthol is an organic compound made synthetically or obtained from peppermint or other mint oils. Natural menthol exists as one pure stereoisomer, nearly always the (1R,2S,5R) form ((-)-menthol). There are 8 possible stereoisomers. (Wikipedia
Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
Fisherman's friend lozengesKegg
1-Methyl-4-isopropyl-3-hydroxycyclohexaneHMDB
2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanolHMDB
3-Hydroxy-P-menthaneHMDB
3-P-MenthanolHMDB
3-P-MentholHMDB
4-Isopropyl-1-methylcyclohexan-3-olHMDB
5-Methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)-cyclohexanolHMDB
5-Methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexanolHMDB
MentholHMDB
Menthol, (1alpha,2beta,5alpha)-isomerMeSH
Chemical FormulaC10H20O
Average Molecular Weight156.2652
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight156.151415262
IUPAC Name5-methyl-2-(propan-2-yl)cyclohexan-1-ol
Traditional Namementhol natural
CAS Registry Number1490-04-6
SMILES
CC(C)C1CCC(C)CC1O
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C10H20O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)6-10(9)11/h7-11H,4-6H2,1-3H3
InChI KeyNOOLISFMXDJSKH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of chemical entities known as menthane monoterpenoids. These are monoterpenoids with a structure based on the o-, m-, or p-menthane backbone. P-menthane consists of the cyclohexane ring with a methyl group and a (2-methyl)-propyl group at the 1 and 4 ring position, respectively. The o- and m- menthanes are much rarer, and presumably arise by alkyl migration of p-menthanes.
KingdomChemical entities
Super ClassOrganic compounds
ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
Sub ClassPrenol lipids
Direct ParentMenthane monoterpenoids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • P-menthane monoterpenoid
  • Monocyclic monoterpenoid
  • Cyclohexanol
  • Cyclic alcohol
  • Secondary alcohol
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Alcohol
  • Aliphatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
Disposition

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Physical Properties
StateNot Available
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water Solubility0.42 mg/mL at 25 °CNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.56 g/LALOGPS
logP2.68ALOGPS
logP2.66ChemAxon
logS-2.5ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)19.55ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-0.81ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area20.23 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count1ChemAxon
Refractivity47.45 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability19.69 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)splash10-00ry-9000000000-1a50289cf86435b01727View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - CI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-000i-3900000000-081c83125641df212ef8View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-05gm-9100000000-8a126fba3de41f12e6beView in MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, PositiveNot AvailableView in JSpectraViewer
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS) - 70eV, PositiveNot AvailableView in JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-052r-0900000000-fc39fb91c62eb627e3afView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-052r-5900000000-839aa9da0c06f6d09968View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0avi-9200000000-e9b33e704445c7e908ecView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-0a4i-0900000000-3a700dc611fb070e6b45View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0a4i-0900000000-5a80eb79e919e06fa63aView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0bti-7900000000-67a39bf95581e52cb931View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-052r-0900000000-fc39fb91c62eb627e3afView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-052r-5900000000-839aa9da0c06f6d09968View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0avi-9200000000-e9b33e704445c7e908ecView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-0a4i-0900000000-3a700dc611fb070e6b45View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0a4i-0900000000-5a80eb79e919e06fa63aView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0bti-7900000000-67a39bf95581e52cb931View in MoNA
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
Biofluid Locations
  • Feces
Tissue LocationNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
NameSMPDB/PathwhizKEGG
No entries found
Normal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
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FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)BothNormal details
FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
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Abnormal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
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FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
Diarrhea-predominant IBS
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FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)BothCrohns disease details
FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)BothUlcerative 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 IDFDB014502
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID1216
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkMenthol
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound1254
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID25187
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
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