CHEBI:17169 - benzaldehyde

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ChEBI Name benzaldehyde
Definition An arenecarbaldehyde that consists of benzene bearing a single formyl substituent; the simplest aromatic aldehyde and parent of the class of benzaldehydes.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:3019, CHEBI:13875, CHEBI:22697
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Formula C7H6O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 106.12190
Monoisotopic Mass 106.04186
InChI InChI=1S/C7H6O/c8-6-7-4-2-1-3-5-7/h1-6H
SMILES O=Cc1ccccc1
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): EC (nitrilase) inhibitor
An EC 3.5.5.* (hydrolase acting on C-N bonds in nitriles) inhibitor that interferes with the action of nitrilase (EC
EC (triacylglycerol lipase) inhibitor
Any EC 3.1.1.* (carboxylic ester hydrolase) inhibitor that inhibits the action of triacylglycerol lipase (EC
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
flavouring agent
A food additive that is used to added improve the taste or odour of a food.
odorant receptor agonist
An agonist that selectively binds to and activates an odorant receptor.
Application(s): flavouring agent
A food additive that is used to added improve the taste or odour of a food.
A substance, extract, or preparation for diffusing or imparting an agreeable or attractive smell.
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Outgoing benzaldehyde (CHEBI:17169) has role EC (triacylglycerol lipase) inhibitor (CHEBI:65001)
benzaldehyde (CHEBI:17169) has role EC (nitrilase) inhibitor (CHEBI:77118)
benzaldehyde (CHEBI:17169) has role flavouring agent (CHEBI:35617)
benzaldehyde (CHEBI:17169) has role fragrance (CHEBI:48318)
benzaldehyde (CHEBI:17169) has role odorant receptor agonist (CHEBI:62873)
benzaldehyde (CHEBI:17169) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
benzaldehyde (CHEBI:17169) is a benzaldehydes (CHEBI:22698)
Synonyms Sources
Artificial almond oil ChemIDplus
Benzaldehyde KEGG COMPOUND
benzaldehyde UniProt
Benzanoaldehyde HMDB
Benzene carbaldehyde ChemIDplus
Benzene carboxaldehyde ChemIDplus
Benzenecarbonal ChemIDplus
Benzenecarboxaldehyde ChemIDplus
Benzenemethylal ChemIDplus
Benzoic acid aldehyde HMDB
Benzoic aldehyde KEGG COMPOUND
Benzoic aldehyde ChemIDplus
Benzylaldehyde NIST Chemistry WebBook
Ethereal oil of bitter almonds HMDB
Phenylformaldehyde HMDB
Phenylmethanal ChemIDplus
Synthetic oil of bitter almond ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
Benzaldehyde Wikipedia
c0279 UM-BBD
HMDB0006115 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
100-52-7 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
100-52-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
100-52-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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Last Modified
05 August 2016
General Comment
2014-01-27 For inhibition of triacylglycerol lipase by benzaldehyde, see Xiong, J., Wu, J., Xu, G. and Yang, L., Chem. Eng. J., 2008, v138, pp 258-263.