CHEBI:15702 - terephthalic acid

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ChEBI Name terephthalic acid
Definition A benzenedicarboxylic acid carrying carboxy groups at positions 1 and 4. One of three possible isomers of benzenedicarboxylic acid, the others being phthalic and isophthalic acids.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:9452, CHEBI:26870
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Formula C8H6O4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 166.13084
Monoisotopic Mass 166.02661
InChI InChI=1S/C8H6O4/c9-7(10)5-1-2-6(4-3-5)8(11)12/h1-4H,(H,9,10)(H,11,12)
SMILES OC(=O)c1ccc(cc1)C(O)=O
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Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
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Outgoing terephthalic acid (CHEBI:15702) is a benzenedicarboxylic acid (CHEBI:26094)
terephthalic acid (CHEBI:15702) is conjugate acid of terephthalate(1−) (CHEBI:30801)
Incoming 4-[(2-hydroxyethoxy)carbonyl]benzoic acid (CHEBI:131735) has functional parent terephthalic acid (CHEBI:15702)
4-carbamoylbenzoic acid (CHEBI:50738) has functional parent terephthalic acid (CHEBI:15702)
dimethyl terephthalate (CHEBI:156286) has functional parent terephthalic acid (CHEBI:15702)
tamibarotene (CHEBI:32181) has functional parent terephthalic acid (CHEBI:15702)
terephthalamide (CHEBI:38802) has functional parent terephthalic acid (CHEBI:15702)
terephthalate(1−) (CHEBI:30801) is conjugate base of terephthalic acid (CHEBI:15702)
benzene-1,4-dicarboxylic acid
Synonyms Sources
1,4-Benzenedicarboxylic acid KEGG COMPOUND
p-benzenedicarboxylic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
para-benzenedicarboxylic acid ChEBI
Terephthalic acid KEGG COMPOUND
terephthalic acid IUPAC
TPA NIST Chemistry WebBook
Manual Xrefs Databases
HMDB0002428 HMDB
Terephthalic_acid Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
100-21-0 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
100-21-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
100-21-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
1909333 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
1909333 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
50561 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
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10 August 2020