CHEBI:36062 - 3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid

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ChEBI Name 3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid
Definition A dihydroxybenzoic acid in which the hydroxy groups are located at positions 3 and 4.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:1380, CHEBI:41912, CHEBI:16798, CHEBI:19879, CHEBI:20270, CHEBI:20272
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Formula C7H6O4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 154.120
Monoisotopic Mass 154.02661
InChI InChI=1S/C7H6O4/c8-5-2-1-4(7(10)11)3-6(5)9/h1-3,8-9H,(H,10,11)
Metabolite of Species Details
Ficus mucuso (NCBI:txid309328) Found in fruit (BTO:0000486). Methanolic extract of air-dried and powdered figs(fruits) See: PubMed
Origanum vulgare (NCBI:txid39352) Found in aerial part (BTO:0001658). 95% EtOH extract of dried and powdered aerial parts See: PubMed
Oryza sativa (NCBI:txid4530) See: PubMed
Cordyceps sinensis (NCBI:txid72228) Found in mycelium (BTO:0001436). Ethanolic extract of dried mycelia See: PubMed
Alpinia (NCBI:txid94326) See: PubMed
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): EC (procollagen-proline dioxygenase) inhibitor
An EC 1.14.11.* (oxidoreductase acting on paired donors, 2-oxoglutarate as one donor, incorporating 1 atom each of oxygen into both donors) inhibitor that interferes with the action of procollagen-proline dioxygenase (EC
EC (shikimate dehydrogenase) inhibitor
An EC 1.1.1.* (oxidoreductase acting on donor CH-OH group, NAD+ or NADP+ acceptor) inhibitor that interferes with the action of shikimate dehydrogenase (EC
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.
Application(s): antineoplastic agent
A substance that inhibits or prevents the proliferation of neoplasms.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing 3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:36062) has functional parent benzoic acid (CHEBI:30746)
3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:36062) has role antineoplastic agent (CHEBI:35610)
3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:36062) has role EC (shikimate dehydrogenase) inhibitor (CHEBI:77484)
3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:36062) has role EC (procollagen-proline dioxygenase) inhibitor (CHEBI:132365)
3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:36062) has role human xenobiotic metabolite (CHEBI:76967)
3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:36062) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:36062) is a catechols (CHEBI:33566)
3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:36062) is a dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:23778)
3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:36062) is conjugate acid of 3,4-dihydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:36241)
Incoming 1-(3,4-dihydroxybenzoyl)-β-D-glucopyranose (CHEBI:136876) has functional parent 3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:36062)
ethyl 3,4-dihydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:132364) has functional parent 3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:36062)
methyl 3,4-dihydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:132366) has functional parent 3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:36062)
3,4-dihydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:36241) is conjugate base of 3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:36062)
3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid
Synonyms Sources
3,4-Dihydroxybenzoic acid KEGG COMPOUND
4,5-Dihydroxybenzoic acid ChemIDplus
4-Carboxy-1,2-dihydroxybenzene ChemIDplus
Protocatechuic acid KEGG COMPOUND
Protocatechuic acid ChemIDplus
Protocatehuic acid ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
C00002668 KNApSAcK
HMDB0001856 HMDB
Protocatechuic_acid Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1448841 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
99-50-3 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
99-50-3 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
99-50-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
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Last Modified
05 July 2016