CHEBI:85235 - γ-caprolactone

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ChEBI Name γ-caprolactone
ChEBI ID CHEBI:85235
ChEBI ASCII Name gamma-caprolactone
Definition A γ-lactone that is oxolan-2-one substituted by an ethyl group at position 5.
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Formula C6H10O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 114.14240
Monoisotopic Mass 114.06808
InChI InChI=1S/C6H10O2/c1-2-5-3-4-6(7)8-5/h5H,2-4H2,1H3
InChIKey JBFHTYHTHYHCDJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CCC1CCC(=O)O1
Metabolite of Species Details
Homo sapiens (NCBI:txidtxid9606) Found in blood serum (BTO:0000133). See: MetaboLights Study
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): human blood serum metabolite
Any metabolite (endogenous or exogenous) found in human blood serum samples.
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Outgoing γ-caprolactone (CHEBI:85235) has role human blood serum metabolite (CHEBI:85234)
γ-caprolactone (CHEBI:85235) is a butan-4-olide (CHEBI:22950)
IUPAC Name
5-ethyloxolan-2-one
Synonyms Sources
4-Ethyl-4-butanolide ChemIDplus
4-Hexanolide ChemIDplus
4-Hydroxyhexanoic acid lactone NIST Chemistry WebBook
5-Ethyltetrahydro-2-furanone NIST Chemistry WebBook
6-Caprolactone ChemIDplus
Dihydro-5-ethyl-2(3H)-furanone NIST Chemistry WebBook
gamma-Ethyl-n-butyrolactone ChemIDplus
gamma-Ethylbutyrolactone ChemIDplus
gamma-Hexanolactone ChemIDplus
Manual Xref Database
HMDB0003843 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
107260 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
695-06-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
695-06-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
21288487 PubMed citation Europe PMC
22085026 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
23 October 2015