CHEBI:86374 - ninhydrin

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ChEBI Name ninhydrin
ChEBI ID CHEBI:86374
Definition A member of the class of indanones that is indane-1,3-dione bearing two additional hydroxy substituents at position 2.
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Formula C9H6O4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 178.14150
Monoisotopic Mass 178.027
InChI InChI=1S/C9H6O4/c10-7-5-3-1-2-4-6(5)8(11)9(7,12)13/h1-4,12-13H
InChIKey FEMOMIGRRWSMCU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES OC1(O)C(=O)c2ccccc2C1=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Homo sapiens (NCBI:txid9606) See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
Application(s): colour indicator

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Outgoing ninhydrin (CHEBI:86374) has role colour indicator (CHEBI:50410)
ninhydrin (CHEBI:86374) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
ninhydrin (CHEBI:86374) is a β-diketone (CHEBI:67265)
ninhydrin (CHEBI:86374) is a aromatic ketone (CHEBI:76224)
ninhydrin (CHEBI:86374) is a indanones (CHEBI:24789)
ninhydrin (CHEBI:86374) is a ketone hydrate (CHEBI:63734)
IUPAC Name
2,2-dihydroxy-1H-indene-1,3(2H)-dione
Synonyms Sources
1,2,3-Indantrione monohydrate ChemIDplus
1,2,3-Indantrione, 2-hydrate ChemIDplus
2,2-Dihydroxy-1,3-indandione ChemIDplus
2,2-Dihydroxyindane-1,3-dione MetaCyc
Triketohydrindene hydrate ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
CPD-9188 MetaCyc
Ninhydrin Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1910963 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
485-47-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
25023609 PubMed citation Europe PMC
25577078 PubMed citation Europe PMC
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Last Modified
08 July 2015