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Record Information
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Creation Date2012-09-11 23:33:44 UTC
Update Date2019-07-23 06:26:10 UTC
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB38278
Metabolite Identification
Common Namecis-3-Hexenyl 3-methylbutanoate
Descriptioncis-3-Hexenyl 3-methylbutanoate, also known as (Z)-3-hexenyl isopentanoate or (Z)-hex-3-enyl isovalerate, belongs to the class of organic compounds known as fatty acid esters. These are carboxylic ester derivatives of a fatty acid. cis-3-Hexenyl 3-methylbutanoate is a very hydrophobic molecule, practically insoluble (in water), and relatively neutral.
cis-3-Hexenyl 3-methylbutanoic acidGenerator
(3Z)-3-Hexenyl 3-methylbutanoateHMDB
(Z)-3-Hexen-1-yl isovalerateHMDB
(Z)-3-Hexenyl 3-methylbutanoateHMDB
(Z)-3-Hexenyl 3-methylbutyrateHMDB
(Z)-3-Hexenyl isopentanoateHMDB
(Z)-3-Hexenyl isovalerateHMDB
(Z)-Hex-3-enyl 3-methylbutanoateHMDB
(Z)-Hex-3-enyl isovalerateHMDB
3-Hexen-1-yl 3-methylbutanoateHMDB
3-Hexenyl 3-methylbutanoateHMDB
3-Hexenyl ester(Z)-isovaleric acidHMDB
3-Hexenyl isopentanoateHMDB
3-Hexenyl isovalerateHMDB
3-Methyl-3-hexenyl ester(Z)-butanoic acidHMDB
Butanoic acid, 3-methyl-, (3Z)-3-hexen-1-yl esterHMDB
Butanoic acid, 3-methyl-, (3Z)-3-hexenyl esterHMDB
Butanoic acid, 3-methyl-, 3-hexen-1-yl esterHMDB
Butanoic acid, 3-methyl-, 3-hexenyl esterHMDB
cis-3-Hexenyl isopentanoateHMDB
cis-3-Hexenyl isovalerateHMDB
cis-Hex-3-enyl 3-methylbutanoateHMDB
Hex-3-enyl isovalerateHMDB
Isovaleric acid cis-3-hexenyl esterHMDB
Isovaleric acid, 3-hexenyl esterHMDB
(Z)-3-Hexenyl 3-methylbutanoic acidGenerator
Chemical FormulaC11H20O2
Average Molecular Weight184.2753
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight184.146329884
IUPAC Name(3Z)-hex-3-en-1-yl 3-methylbutanoate
Traditional Name(3Z)-hex-3-en-1-yl 3-methylbutanoate
CAS Registry Number35154-45-1
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 Parents
  • Fatty acid 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 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 Solubility0.13 g/LALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)-7ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area26.3 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count7ChemAxon
Refractivity55.38 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability22.22 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleNoChemAxon
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-0ap0-9000000000-0c809782830a2df98a23Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-000i-7900000000-fecf9121d448127a0c49Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-001r-9100000000-2e7eef2378186000febdSpectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0a4l-9000000000-fa5db637641e3c3fba29Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-001i-8900000000-54963f5b4493bb2ae704Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0f89-9500000000-833812d3933fd77ddfe6Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-053r-9100000000-7ba0e90b1b3972856931Spectrum
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
Biospecimen LocationsNot Available
Tissue LocationsNot Available
Normal Concentrations
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Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FooDB IDFDB017576
KNApSAcK IDC00029347
Chemspider ID4519169
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound5367681
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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