CHEBI:17987 - benzyl alcohol

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ChEBI Name benzyl alcohol
ChEBI ID CHEBI:17987
Definition An aromatic alcohol that consists of benzene bearing a single hydroxymethyl substituent.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:3053, CHEBI:13888, CHEBI:22742
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Formula C7H8O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 108.13782
InChI InChI=1S/C7H8O/c8-6-7-4-2-1-3-5-7/h1-5,8H,6H2
InChIKey WVDDGKGOMKODPV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES OCc1ccccc1
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): solvent
A liquid that can dissolve other substances (solutes) without any change in their chemical composition.
antioxidant
A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides. In European countries, E-numbers for permitted antioxidant food additives are from E 300 to E 324.
Biological Role(s): metabolite
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
Application(s): solvent
A liquid that can dissolve other substances (solutes) without any change in their chemical composition.
fragrance
A substance, extract, or preparation for diffusing or imparting an agreeable or attractive smell.
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Outgoing benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987) has role fragrance (CHEBI:48318)
benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987) has role solvent (CHEBI:46787)
benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987) is a benzyl alcohols (CHEBI:22743)
Incoming 1-Phenylpropyl acetate (CHEBI:81260) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
3-(benzyloxy)-3-oxopropanoic acid (CHEBI:84093) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
benzyl 2-methyl-3-hydroxybutanoate (CHEBI:22748) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
benzyl 2-methyl-3-oxobutanoate (CHEBI:16079) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
benzyl benzoate (CHEBI:41237) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
Benzyl nicotinate (CHEBI:31268) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
benzyl trimethylsilyl ether (CHEBI:76351) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
Benzylformate (CHEBI:3057) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
Crotoxyphos (CHEBI:82110) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
Dibenzylsuccinate (CHEBI:3058) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
lignin cw compound-204 (CHEBI:86734) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
lignin cw compound-205 (CHEBI:86743) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
lignin cw compound-210 (CHEBI:86774) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
lignin cw compound-29 (CHEBI:86812) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
lignin cw compound-296 (CHEBI:86819) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
lignin cw compound-3 (CHEBI:86821) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
lignin cw compound-3029 (CHEBI:86843) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
lignin cw compound-32 (CHEBI:86879) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
lignin cw compound-33 (CHEBI:86880) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
Ligraminol C (CHEBI:69665) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
Metofluthrin (CHEBI:79396) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
salicyl alcohol (CHEBI:16464) has functional parent benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
benzyloxy group (CHEBI:48508) is substituent group from benzyl alcohol (CHEBI:17987)
IUPAC Name
phenylmethanol
Synonyms Sources
(hydroxymethyl)benzene ChemIDplus
alcoholum benzylicum ChemIDplus
alcool benzylique ChemIDplus
alpha-Hydroxytoluene KEGG COMPOUND
α-toluenol NIST Chemistry WebBook
Aromatic alcohol KEGG COMPOUND
benzenecarbinol NIST Chemistry WebBook
Benzenemethanol KEGG COMPOUND
Benzyl alcohol KEGG COMPOUND
benzyl alcohol UniProt
Benzylalkohol ChEBI
benzylic alcohol NIST Chemistry WebBook
Hydroxymethylbenzene KEGG COMPOUND
Phenylcarbinol KEGG COMPOUND
Phenylmethanol KEGG COMPOUND
phenylmethyl alcohol NIST Chemistry WebBook
Database Links Databases
BENZYL-ALCOHOL MetaCyc
Benzyl_Alcohol Wikipedia
C00029811 KNApSAcK
C00556 KEGG COMPOUND
c0278 UM-BBD
C03485 KEGG COMPOUND
D00077 KEGG DRUG
HMDB03119 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
100-51-6 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
100-51-6 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
26514 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
878307 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
878307 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
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17 April 2015