CHEBI:16545 - 5-valerolactone

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ChEBI Name 5-valerolactone
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16545
Definition The simplest member of the class of δ-lactone that is tetrahydro-2H-pyran substituted by an oxo group at position 2.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:2127, CHEBI:12166, CHEBI:20632
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Formula C5H8O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 100.11582
InChI InChI=1S/C5H8O2/c6-5-3-1-2-4-7-5/h1-4H2
InChIKey OZJPLYNZGCXSJM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES O=C1CCCCO1
ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing 5-valerolactone (CHEBI:16545) has parent hydride oxane (CHEBI:46941)
5-valerolactone (CHEBI:16545) is a δ-lactone (CHEBI:18946)
Incoming 6-pentyloxan-2-one (CHEBI:87327) has functional parent 5-valerolactone (CHEBI:16545)
IUPAC Name
tetrahydro-2H-pyran-2-one
Synonyms Sources
5-Valerolactone KEGG COMPOUND
5-valerolactone UniProt
delta-Valerolactone KEGG COMPOUND
Database Links Databases
5-VALEROLACTONE MetaCyc
C02240 KEGG COMPOUND
Delta-Valerolactone Wikipedia
US2011237806 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
106436 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
542-28-9 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
542-28-9 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
542-28-9 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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04 August 2015