Record Information
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Creation date2018-05-02 11:44:27 UTC
Update date2018-05-04 14:27:50 UTC
FoodComEx IDPC001155
FoodDB RecordFDB000857
Chemical Information
Name2-Methoxy-4-vinylphenol
DescriptionResponsible for off-flavour of 'old fruit' in stored orange juice 2-Methoxy-4-vinylphenol is an aromatic substance allowed to be used as a flavouring agents. It is one of the compounds responsible for the natural aroma of buckwheat. Some insects like Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Red palm weevil), use this substance for chemical signaling (pheromones). 2-Methoxy-4-vinylphenol is found in many foods, some of which are asparagus, coffee, sweet orange, and wild carrot.
CAS Number7786-61-0
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
2-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)etheneChEBI
2-Methoxy-4-Vinyl-Phenolbiospider
2-Methoxy-4-vinylphenoldb_source
2-Methoxy-4-vinylphenol (4-vinylguaiacol)HMDB
2-Methoxy-4-vinylphenol (vinylguaiacol)HMDB
2-Methoxy-vinylphenolbiospider
2-metoxy-4-vinyl-phenolbiospider
2m4VPChEBI
4-Ethenyl-2-methoxy-phenolHMDB
4-Ethenyl-2-methoxyphenolbiospider
4-EthenylguaiacolHMDB
4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyletheneChEBI
4-Hydroxy-3-methoxystyrenebiospider
4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyvinylbenzenebiospider
4-Vinyl guaiacolbiospider
4-vinyl-2-methoxyphenolbiospider
4-Vinyl-2-methoxyphenol ( P-vinylguaiacol)HMDB
4-Vinyl-2-methoxyphenol (4-vinylguaiacol)HMDB
4-Vinyl-O-guaiacolHMDB
4-Vinylguaiacoldb_source
4-Vinylguaiacolebiospider
EUGbiospider
Guaiacol, 4-vinylHMDB
Hesperetoldb_source
O-methoxy-p-vinylphenolbiospider
P-vinyl guaiacolbiospider
P-vinyl guaicolbiospider
P-vinylguaiacolbiospider
Para-vinylguaiacolbiospider
Phenol, 2-methoxy-4-ethenylbiospider
Phenol, 4-ethenyl-2-methoxy-biospider
Phenol, 4-vinyl, 2-methoxyHMDB
Vinylcatechol-o-methyl ether, p-biospider
Vinylguaiacolbiospider
Vinylguaiacol (4-vinyl-2-methoxyphenol)HMDB
VinylguajacolHMDB
Chemical FormulaC9H10O2
IUPAC name4-ethenyl-2-methoxyphenol
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C9H10O2/c1-3-7-4-5-8(10)9(6-7)11-2/h3-6,10H,1H2,2H3
InChI KeyYOMSJEATGXXYPX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Isomeric SMILESCOC1=CC(C=C)=CC=C1O
Average Molecular Weight150.1745
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight150.068079564
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as methoxyphenols. Methoxyphenols are compounds containing a methoxy group attached to the benzene ring of a phenol moiety.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassBenzenoids
ClassPhenols
Sub ClassMethoxyphenols
Direct ParentMethoxyphenols
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Methoxyphenol
  • Phenoxy compound
  • Methoxybenzene
  • Styrene
  • Phenol ether
  • Anisole
  • 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoid
  • Alkyl aryl ether
  • Monocyclic benzene moiety
  • Ether
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental Water SolubilityNot Available
Melting PointMp 57°DFC
Foods of Origin
FoodContent Range AverageReference
FoodReference
Production Data
Production Methodcommercial
Production Method ReferenceNot Available
Production Method Reference FileNot Available
Quantity Available1 to 2 mg
Delivery Time2 weeks
Storage Formpowder
Storage Conditions4°C
StabilityNot Available
Purityunknown
Spectra
Spectral Data Upon RequestNot Available
Provider Information
Contact NameContact InstitutionContact Email
Augustin ScalbertInternational Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Biomarkers Group, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon, FR, 69372scalberta@iarc.fr
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