CHEBI:73232 - ethylpyrazine

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ChEBI Name ethylpyrazine
Definition A member of the class of pyrazines that is pyrazine in which one of the hydrogens is replaced by an ethyl group. Found particularly in cereals and cereal products, it is present in baked or fried potato, bread, roasted peanuts, and cooked shrimp, as well as cocoa, coffee, and tea. It has a musty, nutty, buttery, peanut odor and a chocolate-peanut taste.
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Submitter Steve Jupe
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Formula C6H8N2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 108.14110
Monoisotopic Mass 108.06875
InChI InChI=1S/C6H8N2/c1-2-6-5-7-3-4-8-6/h3-5H,2H2,1H3
SMILES CCc1cnccn1
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Maillard reaction product
Any thermal degradation product obtained as a result of a chemical reaction between an amino acid and a reducing sugar (Maillard reaction, a non-enzymatic browning procedure that usually imparts flavour to starch-based food products).
Biological Role(s): flavouring agent
A food additive that is used to added improve the taste or odour of a food.
Application(s): fragrance
A substance, extract, or preparation for diffusing or imparting an agreeable or attractive smell.
flavouring agent
A food additive that is used to added improve the taste or odour of a food.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing ethylpyrazine (CHEBI:73232) has role flavouring agent (CHEBI:35617)
ethylpyrazine (CHEBI:73232) has role fragrance (CHEBI:48318)
ethylpyrazine (CHEBI:73232) has role Maillard reaction product (CHEBI:77523)
ethylpyrazine (CHEBI:73232) is a pyrazines (CHEBI:38314)
Synonyms Sources
2-ethyl-1,4-diazine ChemIDplus
FEMA No. 3281 ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
EP2425720 Patent
HMDB0031849 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
108200 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
108200 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
13925-00-3 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
13925-00-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
10552811 PubMed citation Europe PMC
21613503 PubMed citation Europe PMC
23745606 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
26 June 2014