CHEBI:28878 - dodecan-1-ol

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ChEBI Name dodecan-1-ol
Definition A fatty alcohol that is dodecane in which a hydrogen from one of the methyl groups is replaced by a hydroxy group. It is registered for use in apple and pear orchards as a Lepidopteran pheromone/sex attractant, used to disrupt the mating behaviour of certain moths whose larvae destroy crops.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:39605, CHEBI:4678, CHEBI:19040, CHEBI:23861
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Formula C12H26O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 186.33420
Monoisotopic Mass 186.198
InChI InChI=1S/C12H26O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13/h13H,2-12H2,1H3
Roles Classification
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.
A semiochemical used in olfactory communication between organisms of the same species eliciting a change in sexual or social behaviour.
insect attractant
A chemical that lures insects to a trap, thereby removing them from crops, animals or stored products.
Application(s): cosmetic
The role played by a substance in enhancing the appearance or odour of the human body; a name given to the substance itself or to a component of it.
insect attractant
A chemical that lures insects to a trap, thereby removing them from crops, animals or stored products.
Strictly, a substance intended to kill pests. In common usage, any substance used for controlling, preventing, or destroying animal, microbiological or plant pests.
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Outgoing dodecan-1-ol (CHEBI:28878) has parent hydride dodecane (CHEBI:28817)
dodecan-1-ol (CHEBI:28878) has role cosmetic (CHEBI:64857)
dodecan-1-ol (CHEBI:28878) has role insect attractant (CHEBI:24850)
dodecan-1-ol (CHEBI:28878) has role pesticide (CHEBI:25944)
dodecan-1-ol (CHEBI:28878) has role pheromone (CHEBI:26013)
dodecan-1-ol (CHEBI:28878) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
dodecan-1-ol (CHEBI:28878) is a dodecanols (CHEBI:23866)
dodecan-1-ol (CHEBI:28878) is a fatty alcohol (CHEBI:24026)
dodecan-1-ol (CHEBI:28878) is a primary alcohol (CHEBI:15734)
Incoming dodecyl palmitate (CHEBI:23871) has functional parent dodecan-1-ol (CHEBI:28878)
lauryl palmitoleate (CHEBI:84155) has functional parent dodecan-1-ol (CHEBI:28878)
Synonyms Sources
1-Hydroxydodecane ChemIDplus
dodecan-1-ol UniProt
Dodecyl alcohol KEGG COMPOUND
Dodecylalcohol KEGG COMPOUND
Dodecylalcohol KEGG COMPOUND
Lauroyl alcohol ChemIDplus
Lauryl alcohol KEGG COMPOUND
n-Dodecan-1-ol ChemIDplus
n-Lauryl alcohol NIST Chemistry WebBook
Undecyl carbinol ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
1DO PDBeChem
C00030152 KNApSAcK
c0564 UM-BBD
CPD-7867 MetaCyc
DB06894 DrugBank
Dodecanol Wikipedia
HMDB0011626 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
112-53-8 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
112-53-8 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
112-53-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
1738860 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
21485271 PubMed citation Europe PMC
7812439 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
23 October 2015