CHEBI:9661 - triacetin

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ChEBI Name triacetin
ChEBI ID CHEBI:9661
Definition A triglyceride obtained by acetylation of the three hydroxy groups of glycerol. It has fungistatic properties (based on release of acetic acid) and has been used in the topical treatment of minor dermatophyte infections.
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Formula C9H14O6
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 218.20390
Monoisotopic Mass 218.079
InChI InChI=1S/C9H14O6/c1-6(10)13-4-9(15-8(3)12)5-14-7(2)11/h9H,4-5H2,1-3H3
InChIKey URAYPUMNDPQOKB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CC(=O)OCC(COC(C)=O)OC(C)=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): solvent
A liquid that can dissolve other substances (solutes) without any change in their chemical composition.
fuel additive
Any additive that enhances the efficiency of fuel.
food emulsifier
A food additive used to form or maintain a uniform emulsion of two (or more) phases in a food.
Biological Role(s): plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
antifungal drug
Any antifungal agent used to prevent or treat fungal infections in humans or animals.
food additive carrier
A food additive that is used to dilute, disperse or dissolve a food additive or nutrient without altering its function. Carriers are used to facilitate the handling or use of the food additive or nutrient.
food emulsifier
A food additive used to form or maintain a uniform emulsion of two (or more) phases in a food.
food humectant
A humectant that is used as a food additive to prevent foodstuffs from drying out.
Application(s): solvent
A liquid that can dissolve other substances (solutes) without any change in their chemical composition.
adjuvant
Any pharmacological or immunological agent that modifies the effect of other agents such as drugs or vaccines while having few if any direct effects when given by itself.
antifungal drug
Any antifungal agent used to prevent or treat fungal infections in humans or animals.
food additive carrier
A food additive that is used to dilute, disperse or dissolve a food additive or nutrient without altering its function. Carriers are used to facilitate the handling or use of the food additive or nutrient.
food emulsifier
A food additive used to form or maintain a uniform emulsion of two (or more) phases in a food.
food humectant
A humectant that is used as a food additive to prevent foodstuffs from drying out.
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Outgoing triacetin (CHEBI:9661) has functional parent acetic acid (CHEBI:15366)
triacetin (CHEBI:9661) has role adjuvant (CHEBI:60809)
triacetin (CHEBI:9661) has role antifungal drug (CHEBI:86327)
triacetin (CHEBI:9661) has role food additive carrier (CHEBI:78059)
triacetin (CHEBI:9661) has role food emulsifier (CHEBI:63047)
triacetin (CHEBI:9661) has role food humectant (CHEBI:77969)
triacetin (CHEBI:9661) has role fuel additive (CHEBI:62803)
triacetin (CHEBI:9661) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
triacetin (CHEBI:9661) has role solvent (CHEBI:46787)
triacetin (CHEBI:9661) is a triglyceride (CHEBI:17855)
IUPAC Name
propane-1,2,3-triyl triacetate
INNs Sources
triacetin KEGG DRUG
triacetina ChemIDplus
triacetine ChemIDplus
triacetinum ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
1,2,3-Propanetriol triacetate HMDB
1,2,3-Propanetriyl triacetate HMDB
1,2,3-triacetoxypropane LIPID MAPS
1,2,3-triacetylglycerol LIPID MAPS
2-(Acetyloxy)-1-[(acetyloxy)methyl]ethyl acetate HMDB
E 1518 ChEBI
E-1518 ChEBI
E1518 ChEBI
glycerin triacetate LIPID MAPS
Glycerol triacetate ChemIDplus
Glyceryl triacetate ChemIDplus
triacetin UniProt
Triacetyl glycerin NIST Chemistry WebBook
Triacetyl glycerine ChemIDplus
Triacetylglycerol HMDB
Brand Name Source
Enzactin KEGG DRUG
Database Links Databases
D00384 KEGG DRUG
HMDB29592 HMDB
LMGL03012615 LIPID MAPS
Triacetin Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
102-76-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
102-76-1 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
1792353 Beilstein Registry Number ChemIDplus
1792353 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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Last Modified
27 September 2016