CHEBI:8075 - phenoxyacetic acid

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ChEBI Name phenoxyacetic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:8075
Definition A monocarboxylic acid that is the O-phenyl derivative of glycolic acid. A metabolite of 2-phenoxyethanol, it is used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, pesticides, fungicides and dyes.
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Formula C8H8O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 152.14732
Monoisotopic Mass 152.047
InChI InChI=1S/C8H8O3/c9-8(10)6-11-7-4-2-1-3-5-7/h1-5H,6H2,(H,9,10)
InChIKey LCPDWSOZIOUXRV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES OC(=O)COc1ccccc1
Metabolite of Species Details
Aspergillus niger (NCBI:txid5061) of strain var. Tieghem. See: Phytochemistry, 1988, 27(10), 3169-3173
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): human xenobiotic metabolite
Any human metabolite produced by metabolism of a xenobiotic compound in humans.
Aspergillus metabolite
Any fungal metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in the mould, Aspergillus .
plant growth retardant

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Outgoing phenoxyacetic acid (CHEBI:8075) has functional parent glycolic acid (CHEBI:17497)
phenoxyacetic acid (CHEBI:8075) has role Aspergillus metabolite (CHEBI:76956)
phenoxyacetic acid (CHEBI:8075) has role human xenobiotic metabolite (CHEBI:76967)
phenoxyacetic acid (CHEBI:8075) has role plant growth retardant (CHEBI:35219)
phenoxyacetic acid (CHEBI:8075) is a aromatic ether (CHEBI:35618)
phenoxyacetic acid (CHEBI:8075) is a monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:25384)
phenoxyacetic acid (CHEBI:8075) is conjugate acid of phenoxyacetate (CHEBI:38846)
Incoming chlorophenoxyacetic acid (CHEBI:23152) has functional parent phenoxyacetic acid (CHEBI:8075)
phenoxyacetyl-CoA (CHEBI:28964) has functional parent phenoxyacetic acid (CHEBI:8075)
phenoxyacetate (CHEBI:38846) is conjugate base of phenoxyacetic acid (CHEBI:8075)
IUPAC Name
phenoxyacetic acid
Synonyms Sources
Glycol acid phenyl ether HMDB
phenoxacetic acid ChEBI
Phenoxyacetate KEGG COMPOUND
Phenoxyacetic acid KEGG COMPOUND
Phenoxyessigsäure ChEBI
phenoxyethanoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
POA ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
06Y PDBeChem
C02181 KEGG COMPOUND
HMDB0031609 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
122-59-8 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
122-59-8 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
122-59-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
142730 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
907949 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
907949 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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Last Modified
09 May 2016