CHEBI:68889 - hydroxytyrosol

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ChEBI Name hydroxytyrosol
ChEBI ID CHEBI:68889
Definition A member of the class of catechols that is benzene-1,2-diol substituted by a 2-hydroxyethyl group at position 4. Isolated from Olea europaea, it exhibits antioxidant and antineoplastic activities.
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Formula C8H10O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 154.16320
InChI InChI=1S/C8H10O3/c9-4-3-6-1-2-7(10)8(11)5-6/h1-2,5,9-11H,3-4H2
InChIKey JUUBCHWRXWPFFH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES OCCc1ccc(O)c(O)c1
Metabolite of Species Details
Olea europaea (NCBI:4146) Found in fruit (BTO:0000486). See: PubMed
Olea europaea (NCBI:4146) Found in leaf (BTO:0000713). See: PubMed
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): metabolite
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in mouse (Mus musculus).
(via primary alcohol )
Application(s): antineoplastic agent
A substance that inhibits or prevents the proliferation of neoplasms.
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Outgoing hydroxytyrosol (CHEBI:68889) has functional parent 2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol (CHEBI:1879)
hydroxytyrosol (CHEBI:68889) has role antineoplastic agent (CHEBI:35610)
hydroxytyrosol (CHEBI:68889) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
hydroxytyrosol (CHEBI:68889) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
hydroxytyrosol (CHEBI:68889) is a catechols (CHEBI:33566)
hydroxytyrosol (CHEBI:68889) is a primary alcohol (CHEBI:15734)
Incoming 2-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-ethyl-O-β-D-glucopyranoside (CHEBI:65791) has functional parent hydroxytyrosol (CHEBI:68889)
oleuropein (dialdehyde form) (CHEBI:68988) has functional parent hydroxytyrosol (CHEBI:68889)
scroside D (CHEBI:66442) has functional parent hydroxytyrosol (CHEBI:68889)
IUPAC Name
4-(2-hydroxyethyl)benzene-1,2-diol
Synonyms Sources
3,4-dihydroxyphenylethanol ChemIDplus
dopet ChemIDplus
Database Link Database
Hydroxytyrosol Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
10597-60-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
2208118 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
22014120 PubMed citation CiteXplore
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Last Modified
23 October 2015