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Record Information
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Creation Date2012-09-11 22:26:57 UTC
Update Date2019-07-23 06:23:13 UTC
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB37209
Metabolite Identification
Common Namealpha-Santalyl acetate
DescriptionD-Galactose, also known as D-galactopyranose, belongs to the class of organic compounds known as hexoses. These are monosaccharides in which the sugar unit is a is a six-carbon containing moeity. A galactopyranose having D-configuration. D-Galactose is an extremely weak basic (essentially neutral) compound (based on its pKa). Within humans, D-galactose participates in a number of enzymatic reactions. In particular, D-galactose and sorbitol can be converted into melibiitol through its interaction with the enzyme Alpha-galactosidase a. In addition, D-galactose and D-mannose can be converted into epimelibiose through its interaction with the enzyme Alpha-galactosidase a. In humans, D-galactose is involved in galactose metabolism. Outside of the human body, D-Galactose is found, on average, in the highest concentration within a few different foods, such as taro, honey, and dulce de leches and in a lower concentration in cloves, baby foods, and apples. D-Galactose has also been detected, but not quantified in, several different foods, such as chanterelles, rose hips, horseradish tree, abiyuchs, and corn grits. This could make D-galactose a potential biomarker for the consumption of these foods.
(+)-alpha-Santalyl acetateHMDB
a-Santalyl acetateHMDB, Generator
alpha-Santalol acetateHMDB
(2Z)-5-{2,3-dimethyltricyclo[²,⁶]heptan-3-yl}-2-methylpent-2-en-1-yl acetic acidGenerator
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alpha-Santalyl acetic acidGenerator
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Chemical FormulaC17H26O2
Average Molecular Weight262.3871
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight262.193280076
IUPAC Name(2Z)-5-{2,3-dimethyltricyclo[²,⁶]heptan-3-yl}-2-methylpent-2-en-1-yl acetate
Traditional Name(2Z)-5-{2,3-dimethyltricyclo[²,⁶]heptan-3-yl}-2-methylpent-2-en-1-yl acetate
CAS Registry Number41414-75-9
InChI Identifier
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as hexoses. These are monosaccharides in which the sugar unit is a is a six-carbon containing moeity.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic oxygen compounds
ClassOrganooxygen compounds
Sub ClassCarbohydrates and carbohydrate conjugates
Direct ParentHexoses
Alternative Parents
  • Hexose monosaccharide
  • Oxane
  • Secondary alcohol
  • Hemiacetal
  • Oxacycle
  • Organoheterocyclic compound
  • Polyol
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Primary alcohol
  • Alcohol
  • Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic heteromonocyclic 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 Solubility0.0016 g/LALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)-7ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area26.3 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count6ChemAxon
Refractivity76.62 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability30.81 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings3ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-0v4u-6950000000-db8450699eecdcc7124aSpectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-0ik9-0290000000-5f9006f03d8fe27b90bcSpectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-0udi-2980000000-0f2608879dbd9806efa1Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-014i-4900000000-69dbe67d1e52e963858dSpectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-03di-3090000000-b676f0ce994600196e10Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0bt9-9170000000-29755f458005b6f987a7Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-052f-9420000000-0527963c4ae115d41173Spectrum
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 IDFDB012703
KNApSAcK IDC00019681
Chemspider IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDC00124
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkGalactose
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound6036
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID4139
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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