CHEBI:32807 - o-orsellinic acid

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ChEBI Name o-orsellinic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:32807
ChEBI ASCII Name o-orsellinic acid
Definition A dihydroxybenzoic acid that is 2,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid in which the hydrogen at position 6 is replaced by a methyl group.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:7791, CHEBI:25621
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Formula C8H8O4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 168.14672
Monoisotopic Mass 168.042
InChI InChI=1S/C8H8O4/c1-4-2-5(9)3-6(10)7(4)8(11)12/h2-3,9-10H,1H3,(H,11,12)
InChIKey AMKYESDOVDKZKV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES Cc1cc(O)cc(O)c1C(O)=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Penicillium purpurogenum (NCBI:txid28575) Found in mycelium (BTO:0001436). Ethylacetate extract of fermentation broth and acetone extract of mycelia of strain JS03 21 See: PubMed
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): metabolite
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
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Outgoing o-orsellinic acid (CHEBI:32807) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
o-orsellinic acid (CHEBI:32807) is a dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:23778)
o-orsellinic acid (CHEBI:32807) is a resorcinols (CHEBI:33572)
o-orsellinic acid (CHEBI:32807) is conjugate acid of o-orsellinate (CHEBI:16162)
Incoming 3,5-dimethylorsellinic acid (CHEBI:132131) has functional parent o-orsellinic acid (CHEBI:32807)
o-orsellinate depside (CHEBI:15871) has functional parent o-orsellinic acid (CHEBI:32807)
brartemicin (CHEBI:65512) has functional parent o-orsellinic acid (CHEBI:32807)
comazaphilone D (CHEBI:70013) has functional parent o-orsellinic acid (CHEBI:32807)
FR191512 (CHEBI:65912) has functional parent o-orsellinic acid (CHEBI:32807)
globosumone A (CHEBI:68705) has functional parent o-orsellinic acid (CHEBI:32807)
globosumone B (CHEBI:68706) has functional parent o-orsellinic acid (CHEBI:32807)
papulacandin (CHEBI:72596) has functional parent o-orsellinic acid (CHEBI:32807)
purpurquinone A (CHEBI:69469) has functional parent o-orsellinic acid (CHEBI:32807)
purpurquinone C (CHEBI:69471) has functional parent o-orsellinic acid (CHEBI:32807)
o-orsellinate (CHEBI:16162) is conjugate base of o-orsellinic acid (CHEBI:32807)
IUPAC Name
2,4-dihydroxy-6-methylbenzoic acid
Synonyms Sources
2,4-Dihydroxy-6-methylbenzoic acid KEGG COMPOUND
4,6-Dihydroxy-o-toluic acid KEGG COMPOUND
o-Orsellinic acid KEGG COMPOUND
orsellic acid ChemIDplus
orsellinic acid ChEBI
Orsellinsäure ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
C00000487 KNApSAcK
C01839 KEGG COMPOUND
CPD-47 MetaCyc
LMPK13010001 LIPID MAPS
LSM-20972 LINCS
Orsellinic_acid Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
2211027 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
2211027 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
480-64-8 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
480-64-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
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Last Modified
03 June 2016