CHEBI:41089 - mellitic acid

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ChEBI Name mellitic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:41089
Definition A benzene-derived hexacarboxylic acid in which each carbon of benzene carries a carboxy substituent.
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Formula C12H6O12
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 342.16880
Monoisotopic Mass 341.986
InChI InChI=1S/C12H6O12/c13-7(14)1-2(8(15)16)4(10(19)20)6(12(23)24)5(11(21)22)3(1)9(17)18/h(H,13,14)(H,15,16)(H,17,18)(H,19,20)(H,21,22)(H,23,24)
InChIKey YDSWCNNOKPMOTP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES OC(=O)c1c(C(O)=O)c(C(O)=O)c(C(O)=O)c(C(O)=O)c1C(O)=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing mellitic acid (CHEBI:41089) is a hexacarboxylic acid (CHEBI:59359)
mellitic acid (CHEBI:41089) is conjugate acid of mellitic acid hexaanion (CHEBI:59227)
Incoming mellitic acid hexaanion (CHEBI:59227) is conjugate base of mellitic acid (CHEBI:41089)
IUPAC Name
benzene-1,2,3,4,5,6-hexacarboxylic acid
Synonyms Sources
1,2,3,4,5,6-Benzenehexacarboxylic acid ChemIDplus
benzene hexacarboxylic acid ChEBI
Benzenehexacarboxylic acid ChemIDplus
Hexacarboxybenzene ChemIDplus
Mellic acid ChemIDplus
Registry Numbers Types Sources
2228443 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
2228443 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
517-60-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
517-60-2 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
70774 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
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Last Modified
25 July 2011