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Record Information
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Creation Date2012-09-11 23:19:06 UTC
Update Date2019-07-23 06:25:30 UTC
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB38036
Metabolite Identification
Common Name2-Propenyl 3-methylbutanoate
Description2-Propenyl 3-methylbutanoate, also known as allyl isovalerate or 2-propenyl isopentanoate, belongs to the class of organic compounds known as fatty acid esters. These are carboxylic ester derivatives of a fatty acid. 2-Propenyl 3-methylbutanoate is a very hydrophobic molecule, practically insoluble (in water), and relatively neutral. 2-Propenyl 3-methylbutanoate is a potentially toxic compound.
2-Propenyl 3-methylbutanoic acidGenerator
2-Propenyl isopentanoateHMDB
2-Propenyl isovalerateHMDB
3-Methylbutanoic acid, 2-propenyl esterHMDB
3-Methylbutyric acid, allyl esterHMDB
Allyl 3-methylbutanoateHMDB
Allyl 3-methylbutyrateHMDB
Allyl isopentanoateHMDB
Allyl isovalerateHMDB
Allyl isovalerianateHMDB
Butanoic acid, 3-methyl-, 2-propen-1-yl esterHMDB
Butanoic acid, 3-methyl-, 2-propenyl esterHMDB
Butyric acid, 3-methyl-, allyl esterHMDB
Isovaleric acid, allyl esterHMDB
3-Methylbutanoic acid 2-propenyl esterHMDB
Chemical FormulaC8H14O2
Average Molecular Weight142.1956
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight142.099379692
IUPAC Nameprop-2-en-1-yl 3-methylbutanoate
Traditional Nameallyl isovalerate
CAS Registry Number2835-39-4
InChI Identifier
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as fatty acid esters. These are carboxylic ester derivatives of a fatty acid.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassFatty Acyls
Sub ClassFatty acid esters
Direct ParentFatty acid esters
Alternative ParentsNot Available
SubstituentsNot Available
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Physiological effect

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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 Solubility3.31 g/LALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)-7ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area26.3 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count5ChemAxon
Refractivity40.35 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability16.15 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterNoChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleNoChemAxon
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-052u-9000000000-7354044a3e73badab547Spectrum
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-052u-9000000000-7354044a3e73badab547Spectrum
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-052f-9100000000-8c72ffff21927ecdaed8Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-0006-9800000000-c1c58cf36f0fc42f665dSpectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-0006-9000000000-79d35f58be29e09f9c34Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-052f-9000000000-79e7855d5c6b4384458aSpectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-000x-9800000000-2050888b2f1aa71760e1Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0zgi-9500000000-62023d4b0cc8031ce800Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0a5i-9000000000-74d59f47280519a970b8Spectrum
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-0a4u-9000000000-144259e1f020cb7f39b7Spectrum
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableSpectrum
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableSpectrum
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Cytoplasm
  • Extracellular
Biospecimen LocationsNot Available
Tissue LocationsNot Available
Normal Concentrations
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Abnormal Concentrations
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Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FooDB IDFDB017246
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID16835
KEGG Compound IDC19318
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound17816
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
Food Biomarker OntologyNot Available
VMH IDNot Available
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
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