CHEBI:55381 - diacetone alcohol

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ChEBI Name diacetone alcohol
Definition A β-hydroxy ketone formed by hydroxylation of 4-methylpentan-2-one at the 4-position. It has been isolated from Achnatherum robustum.
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Formula C6H12O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 116.15830
Monoisotopic Mass 116.084
InChI InChI=1S/C6H12O2/c1-5(7)4-6(2,3)8/h8H,4H2,1-3H3
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): 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 diacetone alcohol (CHEBI:55381) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
diacetone alcohol (CHEBI:55381) is a β-hydroxy ketone (CHEBI:55380)
Synonyms Sources
2-Methyl-2-pentanol-4-one ChemIDplus
4-Hydroxy-2-keto-4-methylpentane ChemIDplus
4-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone ChemIDplus
4-hydroxy-4-methylpentan-2-one ChemIDplus
Acetonyldimethylcarbinol ChemIDplus
Diacetonalkohol ChemIDplus
Diacetone-alcool ChemIDplus
Diacetonyl alcohol ChemIDplus
Dimethyl acetonyl carbinol ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
Diacetone_alcohol Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
123-42-2 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
123-42-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
1740440 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1740440 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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11 March 2014