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Record Information
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Creation Date2012-09-11 18:57:19 UTC
Update Date2019-07-23 06:15:20 UTC
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB34160
Metabolite Identification
Common Name(±)-Citronellyl acetate
Description(±)-Citronellyl acetate, also known as b-citronellol acetic acid or cephrol acetate, belongs to the class of organic compounds known as fatty alcohol esters. These are ester derivatives of a fatty alcohol (±)-Citronellyl acetate is a very hydrophobic molecule, practically insoluble (in water), and relatively neutral.
beta-Citronellol acetateChEBI
beta-Citronellyl acetateChEBI
3,7-Dimethyl-6-octen-1-yl acetateKegg
b-Citronellol acetateGenerator
b-Citronellol acetic acidGenerator
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Β-citronellol acetateGenerator
Β-citronellol acetic acidGenerator
b-Citronellyl acetateGenerator
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3,7-Dimethyl-6-octen-1-yl acetic acidGenerator
(±)-citronellyl acetic acidGenerator
(+/-)-citronellyl acetateHMDB
2-Octen-8-ol, 2,6-dimethyl-, acetateHMDB
3,7-Dimethyl-6-octen-1-ol acetateHMDB
3,7-Dimethyl-6-octen-1-yl ethanoateHMDB
6-Octen-1-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-, 1-acetateHMDB
6-Octen-1-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-, acetateHMDB
6-Octen-L-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-, acetateHMDB
Acetic acid, 3,7-dimethyl-6-octen-1-yl esterHMDB
Acetic acid, citronellyl esterHMDB
Cephrol acetateHMDB
DL-Citronellol acetateHMDB
Citronellyl acetate, (S)-isomerMeSH
Citronellyl acetic acidGenerator
Chemical FormulaC12H22O2
Average Molecular Weight198.306
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight198.161979948
IUPAC Name3,7-dimethyloct-6-en-1-yl acetate
Traditional Namecitronellyl acetate
CAS Registry Number150-84-5
InChI Identifier
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as fatty alcohol esters. These are ester derivatives of a fatty alcohol.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassFatty Acyls
Sub ClassFatty alcohol esters
Direct ParentFatty alcohol esters
Alternative Parents
  • Fatty alcohol ester
  • Monoterpenoid
  • Acyclic monoterpenoid
  • 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 Descriptors

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Physical Properties
StateNot Available
Experimental Properties
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
Water Solubility0.068 g/LALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)-7ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area26.3 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count7ChemAxon
Refractivity59.64 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability24.4 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleNoChemAxon
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00l6-9100000000-045f190926c18eb95193Spectrum
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-05o1-9200000000-6c549e192c218d0f0609Spectrum
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00l6-9100000000-045f190926c18eb95193Spectrum
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-05o1-9200000000-6c549e192c218d0f0609Spectrum
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-00kf-9400000000-647ee7273b1211245f77Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-0002-1900000000-d62f4d3daa7625d42573Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-000i-5900000000-1250db2a0c197578fb4eSpectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-066u-9100000000-30796815da6d847bc888Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-0002-3900000000-12566dcfe874c1015c5cSpectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0a4i-9400000000-a8164e301b87ef9a7180Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0a4l-9200000000-7ef7e7467b8fd8b4411dSpectrum
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-00l6-9100000000-51cdcd6bcfa29c08c98fSpectrum
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableSpectrum
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableSpectrum
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
Biospecimen LocationsNot Available
Tissue LocationsNot Available
Normal Concentrations
Not Available
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FooDB IDFDB012446
KNApSAcK IDC00035564
Chemspider ID8667
KEGG Compound IDC12298
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound9017
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID70478
Food Biomarker OntologyNot Available
VMH IDNot Available
MarkerDB ID
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
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