CHEBI:68465 - 2,6-dihydroxybenzoic acid

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ChEBI Name 2,6-dihydroxybenzoic acid
Definition A dihydroxybenzoic acid having the two hydroxy groups at the C-2 and C-6 positions.
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Formula C7H6O4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 154.12010
Monoisotopic Mass 154.02661
InChI InChI=1S/C7H6O4/c8-4-2-1-3-5(9)6(4)7(10)11/h1-3,8-9H,(H,10,11)
SMILES OC(=O)c1c(O)cccc1O
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): metabolite
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
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Outgoing 2,6-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:68465) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
2,6-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:68465) is a dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:23778)
2,6-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:68465) is conjugate acid of 2,6-dihydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:131450)
Incoming 2,6-dihydroxybenzoate (CHEBI:131450) is conjugate base of 2,6-dihydroxybenzoic acid (CHEBI:68465)
2,6-dihydroxybenzoic acid
Synonyms Sources
6-Hydroxysalicylic acid ChemIDplus
γ-Resorcylic acid ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
2,6-Dihydroxybenzoic_acid Wikipedia
CPD-8816 MetaCyc
HMDB0013676 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
2209755 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
303-07-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
18 May 2016