CHEBI:68657 - zingerone

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ChEBI Name zingerone
Definition A ketone that is 4-phenylbutan-2-one in which the phenyl ring is substituted at positions 3 and 4 by methoxy and hydroxy groups respectively. The major pungent component in ginger.
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Formula C11H14O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 194.22710
InChI InChI=1S/C11H14O3/c1-8(12)3-4-9-5-6-10(13)11(7-9)14-2/h5-7,13H,3-4H2,1-2H3
SMILES COc1cc(CCC(C)=O)ccc1O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): 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): flavouring agent
A food additive that is used to added improve the taste or odour of a food.
Application(s): anti-inflammatory agent
Any compound that has anti-inflammatory effects.
radiation protective agent

A drug used to prevent nausea or vomiting. An antiemetic may act by a wide range of mechanisms: it might affect the medullary control centres (the vomiting centre and the chemoreceptive trigger zone) or affect the peripheral receptors.
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 zingerone (CHEBI:68657) has role anti-inflammatory agent (CHEBI:67079)
zingerone (CHEBI:68657) has role antiemetic (CHEBI:50919)
zingerone (CHEBI:68657) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
zingerone (CHEBI:68657) has role flavouring agent (CHEBI:35617)
zingerone (CHEBI:68657) has role fragrance (CHEBI:48318)
zingerone (CHEBI:68657) has role radiation protective agent (CHEBI:66987)
zingerone (CHEBI:68657) is a ketone (CHEBI:17087)
zingerone (CHEBI:68657) is a monomethoxybenzene (CHEBI:25235)
zingerone (CHEBI:68657) is a phenols (CHEBI:33853)
Synonyms Sources
(0)-Paradol ChemIDplus
(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)ethyl methyl ketone ChemIDplus
2-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)ethyl methyl ketone ChemIDplus
3-Methoxy-4-hydroxybenzylacetone NIST Chemistry WebBook
4-(3-Methoxy-4-hydroxyphenyl)-2-butanone ChemIDplus
4-(3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenyl)butan-2-one SUBMITTER
4-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-2-butanone NIST Chemistry WebBook
4-Hydroxy-3-methoxybenzylacetone ChemIDplus
Gingerone HMDB
vanillylacetone SUBMITTER
Vanillylacetone KEGG COMPOUND
Zingherone ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
DE102009055915 Patent
EP1336602 Patent
EP2327393 Patent
US2002051800 Patent
US2003068276 Patent
US5035882 Patent
US5908770 Patent
US6306429 Patent
US6432441 Patent
US6500797 Patent
WO2011063863 Patent
WO2011063864 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
122-48-5 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
122-48-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
2051099 Beilstein Registry Number ChemIDplus
2051099 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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28 July 2014