CHEBI:32063 - propylparaben

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ChEBI Name propylparaben
ChEBI ID CHEBI:32063
Definition The benzoate ester that is the propyl ester of 4-hydroxybenzoic acid. Preservative typically found in many water-based cosmetics, such as creams, lotions, shampoos and bath products. Also used as a food additive.
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Formula C10H12O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 180.20050
Monoisotopic Mass 180.079
InChI InChI=1S/C10H12O3/c1-2-7-13-10(12)8-3-5-9(11)6-4-8/h3-6,11H,2,7H2,1H3
InChIKey QELSKZZBTMNZEB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CCCOC(=O)c1ccc(O)cc1
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): antifungal agent
An antimicrobial agent that destroys fungi by suppressing their ability to grow or reproduce.
antimicrobial agent
A substance that kills or slows the growth of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoans.
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Outgoing propylparaben (CHEBI:32063) has functional parent 4-hydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:30763)
propylparaben (CHEBI:32063) has functional parent propan-1-ol (CHEBI:28831)
propylparaben (CHEBI:32063) has role antifungal agent (CHEBI:35718)
propylparaben (CHEBI:32063) has role antimicrobial agent (CHEBI:33281)
propylparaben (CHEBI:32063) is a benzoate ester (CHEBI:36054)
propylparaben (CHEBI:32063) is a paraben (CHEBI:85122)
propylparaben (CHEBI:32063) is a phenols (CHEBI:33853)
IUPAC Name
propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate
Synonyms Sources
4-Hydroxybenzoic acid propyl ester ChemIDplus
4-Hydroxybenzoic acid, propyl ester ChemIDplus
n-Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate ChEBI
n-Propyl p-hydroxybenzoate ChemIDplus
n-propyl paraben ChEBI
p-Hydroxybenzoic acid propyl ester ChemIDplus
p-Hydroxybenzoic propyl ester ChemIDplus
p-Hydroxypropyl benzoate ChemIDplus
p-Oxybenzoesäurepropylester ChemIDplus
Propyl p-hydroxybenzoate ChemIDplus
propyl paraben ChEBI
Propyl parahydroxybenzoate ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
2307 DrugCentral
D01422 KEGG DRUG
HMDB0032574 HMDB
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22 February 2017