CHEBI:8240 - piperonal

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ChEBI Name piperonal
Definition An arenecarbaldehyde that is 1,3-benzodioxole substituted by a formyl substituent at position 5. It has been isolated from Piper nigrum.
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Formula C8H6O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 150.13144
Monoisotopic Mass 150.032
InChI InChI=1S/C8H6O3/c9-4-6-1-2-7-8(3-6)11-5-10-7/h1-4H,5H2
SMILES [H]C(=O)c1ccc2OCOc2c1
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.
Application(s): fragrance
A substance, extract, or preparation for diffusing or imparting an agreeable or attractive smell.
insect repellent
An insecticide that acts as a repellent to insects.
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Outgoing piperonal (CHEBI:8240) has role fragrance (CHEBI:48318)
piperonal (CHEBI:8240) has role insect repellent (CHEBI:71692)
piperonal (CHEBI:8240) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
piperonal (CHEBI:8240) is a arenecarbaldehyde (CHEBI:33855)
piperonal (CHEBI:8240) is a benzodioxoles (CHEBI:38298)
Synonyms Sources
1,3-benzodioxole-5-carboxaldehyde NIST Chemistry WebBook
3,4-(methylenedioxy)benzaldehyde NIST Chemistry WebBook
3,4-dihydroxybenzaldehyde methylene ketal NIST Chemistry WebBook
3,4-methylenedioxybenzaldehyde ChemIDplus
5-formyl-1,3-benzodioxole NIST Chemistry WebBook
heliotropin NIST Chemistry WebBook
heliotropine NIST Chemistry WebBook
piperonaldehyde NIST Chemistry WebBook
piperonyl aldehyde ChemIDplus
piperonylaldehyde NIST Chemistry WebBook
protocatechuic aldehyde methylene ether NIST Chemistry WebBook
Manual Xrefs Databases
C00002666 KNApSAcK
EP0429316 Patent
EP1253147 Patent
HMDB0032612 HMDB
Piperonal Wikipedia
WO0157016 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
120-57-0 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
120-57-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
120-57-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
131691 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
131691 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
4186 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
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Last Modified
28 July 2014