CHEBI:132366 - methyl 3,4-dihydroxybenzoate

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ChEBI Name methyl 3,4-dihydroxybenzoate
Definition A methyl ester resulting from the formal condensation of the carboxy group of 3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid with methanol.
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Formula C8H8O4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 168.147
Monoisotopic Mass 168.04226
InChI InChI=1S/C8H8O4/c1-12-8(11)5-2-3-6(9)7(10)4-5/h2-4,9-10H,1H3
Metabolite of Species Details
Senna italica (NCBI:txid346974) Found in aerial part (BTO:0001658). See: PubMed
Nauclea orientalis (NCBI:txid43526) Found in stem (BTO:0001300). See: PubMed
Sorghum bicolor (NCBI:txid4558) Found in seed (BTO:0001226). See: PubMed
Tagetes patula (NCBI:txid55843) Found in flower (BTO:0000469). See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): antioxidant
A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides.
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.
Application(s): neuroprotective agent
Any compound that can be used for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing methyl 3,4-dihydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:132366) has functional parent 3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:36062)
methyl 3,4-dihydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:132366) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
methyl 3,4-dihydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:132366) has role neuroprotective agent (CHEBI:63726)
methyl 3,4-dihydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:132366) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
methyl 3,4-dihydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:132366) is a catechols (CHEBI:33566)
methyl 3,4-dihydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:132366) is a methyl ester (CHEBI:25248)
methyl 3,4-dihydroxybenzoate
Synonyms Sources
3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid methyl ester ChemIDplus
methyl protocatechuate ChemIDplus
protocatechuic acid, methyl ester ChemIDplus
Registry Numbers Types Sources
1637939 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
2150-43-8 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
2150-43-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
05 July 2016