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Record Information
Version1.0
Creation Date2020-02-10 19:45:45 UTC
Update Date2020-04-22 15:54:39 UTC
BMDB IDBMDB0063675
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • BMDB63675
Metabolite Identification
Common NameBenzoin
DescriptionBenzoin, also known as PHCH(OH)COPH or benzoin tincture, belongs to the class of organic compounds known as benzoins. These are organic compounds containing a 1,2-hydroxy ketone attached to two phenyl groups. Benzoin exists in all eukaryotes, ranging from yeast to plants to humans. Based on a literature review a significant number of articles have been published on Benzoin.
Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
2-Hydroxy-1,2-diphenylethanoneChEBI
2-Hydroxy-2-phenylacetophenoneChEBI
alpha-Hydroxy-alpha-phenylacetophenoneChEBI
alpha-Hydroxybenzyl phenyl ketoneChEBI
BenzoylphenylcarbinolChEBI
Hydroxy-2-phenyl acetophenoneChEBI
PHCH(OH)COPHChEBI
PHCOCH(OH)PHChEBI
Phenyl-alpha-hydroxybenzyl ketoneChEBI
Phenylbenzoyl carbinolChEBI
Benzoin tinctureKegg
a-Hydroxy-a-phenylacetophenoneGenerator
Α-hydroxy-α-phenylacetophenoneGenerator
a-Hydroxybenzyl phenyl ketoneGenerator
Α-hydroxybenzyl phenyl ketoneGenerator
Phenyl-a-hydroxybenzyl ketoneGenerator
Phenyl-α-hydroxybenzyl ketoneGenerator
(+-)-BenzoinHMDB
(RS)-BenzoinHMDB
2-Hydroxy-1,2-diphenylethanone, 9ciHMDB
2-Hydroxy-2-phenyl-acetophenoneHMDB
alpha -Hydroxy-alpha -phenylacetophenoneHMDB
alpha -Hydroxybenzyl phenyl ketoneHMDB
alpha-Hydroxy-a-phenylacetophenoneHMDB
DL-BenzoinHMDB
FEMA 2132HMDB
Phenyl-alpha -hydroxybenzyl ketoneHMDB
2 Hydroxy 1,2 diphenylethanoneMeSH, HMDB
Chemical FormulaC14H12O2
Average Molecular Weight212.2439
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight212.083729628
IUPAC NameNot Available
Traditional NameNot Available
CAS Registry NumberNot Available
SMILESNot Available
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C14H12O2/c15-13(11-7-3-1-4-8-11)14(16)12-9-5-2-6-10-12/h1-10,13,15H
InChI KeyISAOCJYIOMOJEB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as benzoins. These are organic compounds containing a 1,2-hydroxy ketone attached to two phenyl groups.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassPhenylpropanoids and polyketides
ClassStilbenes
Sub ClassBenzoins
Direct ParentBenzoins
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Benzoin
  • Alkyl-phenylketone
  • Phenylketone
  • Benzoyl
  • Aryl ketone
  • Aryl alkyl ketone
  • Acyloin
  • Monocyclic benzene moiety
  • Benzenoid
  • Alpha-hydroxy ketone
  • Secondary alcohol
  • Ketone
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organic oxide
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Alcohol
  • Aromatic alcohol
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
StatusDetected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Exogenous
BiofunctionNot Available
ApplicationNot Available
Cellular locations
  • Cell membrane
  • Membrane
Physical Properties
StateNot Available
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted PropertiesNot Available
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Cell membrane
  • Membrane
Biospecimen Locations
  • Urine
Pathways
Normal Concentrations
BiospecimenStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
UrineDetected but not QuantifiedNot QuantifiedNot SpecifiedNot Specified
Normal
details
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
HMDB IDHMDB0032039
DrugBank IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FooDB IDFDB012830
KNApSAcK IDC00000640
Chemspider ID8093
KEGG Compound IDC01408
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkBenzoin
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound8400
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID17682
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General ReferencesNot Available