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Record Information
Version3.6
Creation Date2012-09-11 20:47:11 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 02:44:02 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB35765
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
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) p-Menthan-3-ol belongs to the family of p-Menthane Monoterpenes. These are monoterpenes whose structure is based on the p-menthane backbone.
Structure
Thumb
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
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=1/C10H20O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)6-10(9)11/h7-11H,4-6H2,1-3H3
InChI KeyInChIKey=NOOLISFMXDJSKH-UHFFFAOYNA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds 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.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassPrenol lipids
Sub ClassMonoterpenoids
Direct ParentMenthane monoterpenoids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Menthane monoterpenoid
  • Monocyclic monoterpenoid
  • Cyclohexanol
  • Cyclic alcohol
  • Secondary alcohol
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Alcohol
  • Aliphatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
StatusDetected 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
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
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 mg/mLALOGPS
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 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count1ChemAxon
Refractivity47.45 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability19.69 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, Positivesplash10-052r-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
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
Abnormal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
details
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Diarrhea-predominant IBS
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
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB35765
Metagene LinkHMDB35765
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound1254
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID25187
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.