CHEBI:30764 - 3-hydroxybenzoic acid

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ChEBI Name 3-hydroxybenzoic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:30764
Definition A monohydroxybenzoic acid that is benzoic acid substituted by a hydroxy group at position 3. It has been isolated from Taxus baccata. It is used as an intermediate in the synthesis of plasticisers, resins, pharmaceuticals, etc.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:1538, CHEBI:39892, CHEBI:20064
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Formula C7H6O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 138.12074
Monoisotopic Mass 138.032
InChI InChI=1S/C7H6O3/c8-6-3-1-2-5(4-6)7(9)10/h1-4,8H,(H,9,10)
InChIKey IJFXRHURBJZNAO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES OC(=O)c1cccc(O)c1
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.
bacterial metabolite
Any prokaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in bacteria.
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Outgoing 3-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30764) has functional parent benzoic acid (CHEBI:30746)
3-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30764) has role bacterial metabolite (CHEBI:76969)
3-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30764) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
3-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30764) is a monohydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:25389)
3-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30764) is conjugate acid of 3-hydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:16193)
Incoming 3-hydroxybenzoyl-CoA (CHEBI:15484) has functional parent 3-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30764)
3-hydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:16193) is conjugate base of 3-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30764)
IUPAC Name
3-hydroxybenzoic acid
Synonyms Sources
3-carboxyphenol NIST Chemistry WebBook
3-HYDROXYBENZOIC ACID PDBeChem
3-Hydroxybenzoic acid KEGG COMPOUND
m-Hydroxybenzoic acid KEGG COMPOUND
m-hydroxybenzoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
m-salicylic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
Database Links Databases
3-Hydroxybenzoic_acid Wikipedia
3HB PDBeChem
C00040822 KNApSAcK
C00587 KEGG COMPOUND
HMDB0002466 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
3338 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
508160 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
508160 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
99-06-9 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
99-06-9 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
99-06-9 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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19 June 2017