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Record Information
Version4.0
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Creation Date2012-09-11 23:55:41 UTC
Update Date2019-07-23 06:27:06 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB0038603
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB38603
Metabolite Identification
Common NameOctyl formate
DescriptionOctyl formate, also known as octyl methanoate or octyl formic acid, belongs to the class of organic compounds known as fatty alcohol esters. These are ester derivatives of a fatty alcohol. Octyl formate is a very hydrophobic molecule, practically insoluble (in water), and relatively neutral.
Structure
Data?1563863226
Synonyms
ValueSource
N-Octyl formateChEBI
Octyl methanoateChEBI
N-Octyl formic acidGenerator
Octyl methanoic acidGenerator
Octyl formic acidGenerator
1-Octyl formateHMDB
FEMA 2809HMDB
Formic acid, octyl esterHMDB
N-Octyl methanoateHMDB
Octyl alcohol, formateHMDB
Octyl alcohol, formate (6ci)HMDB
Octyl formiateHMDB
Chemical FormulaC9H18O2
Average Molecular Weight158.238
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight158.13067982
IUPAC Nameoctyl formate
Traditional Nameformic acid, octyl ester
CAS Registry Number112-32-3
SMILES
CCCCCCCCOC=O
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C9H18O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-11-9-10/h9H,2-8H2,1H3
InChI KeyAVBRYQRTMPHARE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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
Substituents
  • Fatty alcohol 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
Ontology
Disposition

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Physical Properties
StateLiquid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point-39.1 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.066 g/LALOGPS
logP3.82ALOGPS
logP2.98ChemAxon
logS-3.4ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)-6.8ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area26.3 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count8ChemAxon
Refractivity45.2 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability19.61 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)splash10-052f-9000000000-cbe2919f6eb92dc376afSpectrum
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-052f-9000000000-cbe2919f6eb92dc376afSpectrum
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-0cfr-9100000000-c5a8a3ba582beae60b68Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-0bt9-1900000000-5ab18eb829a1acc316afSpectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-03di-6900000000-33e94c85f54a5bf046b4Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-052f-9000000000-ad3ca0f57f823eca635bSpectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-0a4i-1900000000-21a82bc0eca516df128eSpectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0a4l-8900000000-a8e90627903f95daffaeSpectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0006-9100000000-7a51165d24b48034e4e1Spectrum
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Membrane
Biospecimen LocationsNot Available
Tissue LocationsNot Available
Pathways
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 IDFDB017994
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID7884
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound8176
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID87496
Food Biomarker OntologyNot Available
VMH IDNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
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