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Record Information
Version4.0
StatusDetected but not Quantified
Creation Date2012-09-11 17:43:34 UTC
Update Date2019-07-23 06:08:51 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB0031478
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB31478
Metabolite Identification
Common NameMethyl heptanoate
DescriptionMethyl heptanoate, also known as fema 2705 or methyl enanthate, belongs to the class of organic compounds known as fatty acid methyl esters. Fatty acid methyl esters are compounds containing a fatty acid that is esterified with a methyl group. They have the general structure RC(=O)OR', where R=fatty aliphatic tail or organyl group and R'=methyl group. Methyl heptanoate is a very hydrophobic molecule, practically insoluble (in water), and relatively neutral.
Structure
Data?1563862131
Synonyms
ValueSource
Methyl heptanoic acidGenerator
FEMA 2705HMDB
Heptanoic acid methyl esterHMDB
Heptanoic acid, methyl esterHMDB
Methyl enanthateHMDB
Methyl ester OF heptanoic acidHMDB
Methyl heptoateHMDB
Methyl heptylateHMDB
Methyl N-heptanoateHMDB
Methyl N-heptylateHMDB
Methyl oenanthylateHMDB
Chemical FormulaC8H16O2
Average Molecular Weight144.2114
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight144.115029756
IUPAC Namemethyl heptanoate
Traditional Namemethyl heptanoate
CAS Registry Number106-73-0
SMILES
CCCCCCC(=O)OC
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C8H16O2/c1-3-4-5-6-7-8(9)10-2/h3-7H2,1-2H3
InChI KeyXNCNNDVCAUWAIT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as fatty acid methyl esters. Fatty acid methyl esters are compounds containing a fatty acid that is esterified with a methyl group. They have the general structure RC(=O)OR', where R=fatty aliphatic tail or organyl group and R'=methyl group.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassFatty Acyls
Sub ClassFatty acid esters
Direct ParentFatty acid methyl esters
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Fatty acid methyl ester
  • Methyl ester
  • Carboxylic acid ester
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Ontology
Disposition

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Physical Properties
StateLiquid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point-55.8 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.62 g/LALOGPS
logP2.96ALOGPS
logP2.4ChemAxon
logS-2.4ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)-7ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area26.3 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count6ChemAxon
Refractivity40.44 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability17.47 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
BioavailabilityYesChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterNoChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleNoChemAxon
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00dl-9000000000-b22b78ab2aec3bc4e207Spectrum
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00dl-9000000000-c75583daf34e71035579Spectrum
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00dl-9000000000-b22b78ab2aec3bc4e207Spectrum
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00dl-9000000000-c75583daf34e71035579Spectrum
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-0a6u-9100000000-3d71715e426d30dfd62aSpectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-01ot-1900000000-d21d6d1d3d8eb3f1b31fSpectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-01vk-9700000000-9e5b76a34abb73e455e1Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-052f-9000000000-3df96252580a90b97bd6Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-0006-0900000000-c2764aad4a13fcc81109Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-01ox-2900000000-79407d36c429d0955172Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0006-9100000000-0e5b8294f66b88d6ccacSpectrum
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
Biospecimen Locations
  • Feces
Tissue LocationsNot Available
Pathways
Normal Concentrations
BiospecimenStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
Normal
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Abnormal Concentrations
BiospecimenStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not Quantified Children (1-13 years old)BothPervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified details
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease References
Pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified
  1. De Angelis M, Piccolo M, Vannini L, Siragusa S, De Giacomo A, Serrazzanetti DI, Cristofori F, Guerzoni ME, Gobbetti M, Francavilla R: Fecal microbiota and metabolome of children with autism and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified. PLoS One. 2013 Oct 9;8(10):e76993. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076993. eCollection 2013. [PubMed:24130822 ]
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FooDB IDFDB008052
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID7538
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound7826
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
Food Biomarker OntologyNot Available
VMH IDNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
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