CHEBI:30763 - 4-hydroxybenzoic acid

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ChEBI Name 4-hydroxybenzoic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:30763
Definition A monohydroxybenzoic acid that is benzoic acid carrying a hydroxy substituent at C-4 of the benzene ring.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:44949, CHEBI:1858, CHEBI:20398
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Formula C7H6O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 138.12074
InChI InChI=1S/C7H6O3/c8-6-3-1-5(2-4-6)7(9)10/h1-4,8H,(H,9,10)
InChIKey FJKROLUGYXJWQN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES OC(=O)c1ccc(O)cc1
Metabolite of Species Details
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (NCBI:3055) See: PubMed
Cordyceps sinensis (NCBI:72228) Found in mycelium (BTO:0001436). Ethanolic extract of dried mycelia See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
algal metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in algae including unicellular organisms like chlorella and diatoms to multicellular organisms like giant kelps and brown algae.
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Outgoing 4-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30763) has role algal metabolite (CHEBI:84735)
4-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30763) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
4-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30763) is a monohydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:25389)
4-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30763) is conjugate acid of 4-hydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:17879)
Incoming 1β-hydroxymaprounic acid 3-p-hydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:66671) has functional parent 4-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30763)
2α-hydroxymaprounic acid 2,3-bis-p-hydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:66672) has functional parent 4-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30763)
3,5-dichloro-4-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:53685) has functional parent 4-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30763)
4-hydroxybenzoate ester (CHEBI:79323) has functional parent 4-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30763)
4-hydroxybenzoyl-AMP (CHEBI:86433) has functional parent 4-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30763)
4-hydroxybenzoyl-CoA (CHEBI:15500) has functional parent 4-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30763)
propylparaben (CHEBI:32063) has functional parent 4-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30763)
quercetin 3-(6''-p-hydroxybenzoylgalactoside) (CHEBI:85151) has functional parent 4-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30763)
4-hydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:17879) is conjugate base of 4-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30763)
IUPAC Name
4-hydroxybenzoic acid
Synonyms Sources
4-carboxyphenol NIST Chemistry WebBook
4-Hydroxybenzoic acid KEGG COMPOUND
P-HYDROXYBENZOIC ACID PDBeChem
p-hydroxybenzoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
p-salicylic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
Database Links Databases
4-Hydroxybenzoic_acid Wikipedia
C00000856 KNApSAcK
C00156 KEGG COMPOUND
DB04242 DrugBank
ECMDB00500 ECMDB
HMDB00500 HMDB
PHB PDBeChem
YMDB00495 YMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
3102 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
970950 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
970950 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
99-96-7 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
99-96-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
99-96-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
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Last Modified
10 June 2015