CHEBI:1879 - 2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol

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ChEBI Name 2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol
Definition A phenol substituted at position 4 by a 2-hydroxyethyl group.
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Formula C8H10O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 138.166
Monoisotopic Mass 138.06808
InChI InChI=1S/C8H10O2/c9-6-5-7-1-3-8(10)4-2-7/h1-4,9-10H,5-6H2
Metabolite of Species Details
Penicillium chrysogenum (NCBI:txid5076) Found in mycelium (BTO:0001436). Fungus isolated from the root surface of Rhizophora stylosa, EtOAc extract of fermentation broth of strain PXP 55 See: PubMed
Stachylidium (NCBI:txid796327) Marine derived fungus isolated from sponge Callyspongia sp. cf. C. flammea of strain 220 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): fungal metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in fungi, the kingdom that includes microorganisms such as the yeasts and moulds.
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
Application(s): anti-arrhythmia drug
A drug used for the treatment or prevention of cardiac arrhythmias. Anti-arrhythmia drugs may affect the polarisation-repolarisation phase of the action potential, its excitability or refractoriness, or impulse conduction or membrane responsiveness within cardiac fibres.
cardiovascular drug
A drug that affects the rate or intensity of cardiac contraction, blood vessel diameter or blood volume.
protective agent
Synthetic or natural substance which is given to prevent a disease or disorder or are used in the process of treating a disease or injury due to a poisonous agent.
Any compound that supports healthy aging, slows the biological aging process, or extends lifespan.
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Outgoing 2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol (CHEBI:1879) has functional parent 2-phenylethanol (CHEBI:49000)
2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol (CHEBI:1879) has role anti-arrhythmia drug (CHEBI:38070)
2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol (CHEBI:1879) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol (CHEBI:1879) has role cardiovascular drug (CHEBI:35554)
2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol (CHEBI:1879) has role fungal metabolite (CHEBI:76946)
2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol (CHEBI:1879) has role geroprotector (CHEBI:176497)
2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol (CHEBI:1879) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol (CHEBI:1879) has role protective agent (CHEBI:50267)
2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol (CHEBI:1879) is a phenols (CHEBI:33853)
Incoming crosatoside B (CHEBI:134473) has functional parent 2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol (CHEBI:1879)
hydroxytyrosol (CHEBI:68889) has functional parent 2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol (CHEBI:1879)
oleocanthal (CHEBI:85673) has functional parent 2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol (CHEBI:1879)
Synonyms Sources
4-Hydroxybenzeneethanol ChemIDplus
4-Hydroxyphenylethanol KEGG COMPOUND
p-Hydroxyphenethyl alcohol ChemIDplus
tyrosol ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
9964 ChemSpider
C00029515 KNApSAcK
FDB012695 FooDB
HMDB0004284 HMDB
Tyrosol Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1859884 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
501-94-0 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
501-94-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
21162532 PubMed citation Europe PMC
21381678 PubMed citation Europe PMC
22824366 PubMed citation Europe PMC
25074014 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
27 October 2021