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Creation date2015-10-09 22:30:58 UTC
Update date2017-01-19 02:36:26 UTC
FoodComEx IDPC000499
FoodDB RecordFDB000938
Chemical Information
Name3-(1H-Indol-3-yl)-2-propenoic acid
DescriptionMajor auxin from roots of Lens culinaris (lentil) A natural auxin from lentil roots. Inhibits the growth of mycelia of Neurospora crassa and causes the cells to accumulate indoleglycerol phosphate. 3-(1H-Indol-3-yl)-2-propenoic acid is found in lentils and pulses.
CAS Number1204-06-4
1H-Indole-3-propenoic aciddb_source
2-Propenoic acid, 3-(1-H-indol-3-yl)biospider
2-Propenoic acid, 3-(1H-indol-3-yl)-biospider
3-(3-Indolyl)acrylic aciddb_source
3-(Indol-3-yl)acrylic acidbiospider
3-indoleacrylic acidbiospider
3-Indolylacrylic acidbiospider
Indole-3-acrylic acidbiospider
Indole-3β-acrylic acidbiospider
Indole-3beta-acrylic acidbiospider
Indoleacrylic acidbiospider
Chemical FormulaC11H9NO2
IUPAC name(2Z)-3-(1H-indol-3-yl)prop-2-enoic acid
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C11H9NO2/c13-11(14)6-5-8-7-12-10-4-2-1-3-9(8)10/h1-7,12H,(H,13,14)/b6-5-
Isomeric SMILESOC(=O)\C=C/C1=CNC2=C1C=CC=C2
Average Molecular Weight187.1947
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight187.063328537
Chemical Taxonomy
Description Belongs to the class of organic compounds known as indoles. Indoles are compounds containing an indole moiety, which consists of pyrrole ring fused to benzene to form 2,3-benzopyrrole.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganoheterocyclic compounds
ClassIndoles and derivatives
Sub ClassIndoles
Direct ParentIndoles
Alternative Parents
  • Indole
  • Substituted pyrrole
  • Benzenoid
  • Heteroaromatic compound
  • Pyrrole
  • Azacycle
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Carbonyl group
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Organic nitrogen compound
  • Organopnictogen compound
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental Water SolubilityNot Available
Melting Point180 - 186 oC
Foods of Origin
FoodContent Range AverageReference
Production Data
Production Methodcommercial
Production Method ReferenceNot Available
Production Method Reference FileNot Available
Quantity AvailableProduction upon request, up to 300 mg
Delivery TimeNot Available
Storage Formsolid
Storage Conditions-80°C
StabilityNot Available
PurityNot Available
Spectral Data Upon RequestNot Available
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Rosa Vazquez
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