CHEBI:18026 - 2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid

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ChEBI Name 2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid
Definition A dihydroxybenzoic acid that is benzoic acid substituted by hydroxy groups at positions 2 and 3. It occurs naturally in Phyllanthus acidus and in the aquatic fern Salvinia molesta.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:41901, CHEBI:885, CHEBI:19320
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Formula C7H6O4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 154.12010
Monoisotopic Mass 154.02661
InChI InChI=1S/C7H6O4/c8-5-3-1-2-4(6(5)9)7(10)11/h1-3,8-9H,(H,10,11)
SMILES OC(=O)c1cccc(O)c1O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): human xenobiotic metabolite
Any human metabolite produced by metabolism of a xenobiotic compound in humans.
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
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Outgoing 2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:18026) has functional parent benzoic acid (CHEBI:30746)
2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:18026) has role human xenobiotic metabolite (CHEBI:76967)
2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:18026) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:18026) is a dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:23778)
2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:18026) is conjugate acid of 2,3-dihydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:36654)
Incoming 2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid 3-O-β-D-xyloside (CHEBI:91166) has functional parent 2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:18026)
N-(2,3-dihydroxybenzoyl)serine (CHEBI:143101) has functional parent 2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:18026)
myxochelin B (CHEBI:7061) has functional parent 2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:18026)
vanchrobactin (CHEBI:157682) has functional parent 2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:18026)
2,3-dihydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:36654) is conjugate base of 2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:18026)
2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid
Synonyms Sources
2,3 DHB NIST Chemistry WebBook
2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid ChEBI
2,3-Dihydroxybenzoic acid KEGG COMPOUND
2-pyrocatechuic acid ChemIDplus
3-hydroxysalicylic acid ChemIDplus
catechol-3-carboxylic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
DOBK NIST Chemistry WebBook
o-pyrocatechuic acid ChemIDplus
pyrocatechuic acid ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
2,3-Dihydroxybenzoic_acid Wikipedia
C00002669 KNApSAcK
DB01672 DrugBank
HMDB0000397 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
2209117 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
2209117 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
303-38-8 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
303-38-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
303-38-8 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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27 March 2019