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Record Information
StatusDetected but not Quantified
Creation Date2014-10-11 02:23:41 UTC
Update Date2019-07-23 07:17:29 UTC
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB61942
Metabolite Identification
Common Namecis-3-Hexenyl salicylate
Descriptioncis-3-Hexenyl salicylate belongs to the class of organic compounds known as o-hydroxybenzoic acid esters. These are benzoic acid esters where the benzene ring is ortho-substituted with a hydroxy group. cis-3-Hexenyl salicylate is an extremely weak basic (essentially neutral) compound (based on its pKa).
cis-3-Hexenyl salicylic acidGenerator
3-Hexenyl salicylate, (e)-isomerHMDB
3-Hexenyl salicylateHMDB
(3Z)-Hex-3-en-1-yl 2-hydroxybenzoic acidGenerator
Chemical FormulaC13H16O3
Average Molecular Weight220.2643
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight220.109944378
IUPAC Name(3Z)-hex-3-en-1-yl 2-hydroxybenzoate
Traditional Name(3Z)-hex-3-en-1-yl 2-hydroxybenzoate
CAS Registry NumberNot Available
InChI Identifier
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as o-hydroxybenzoic acid esters. These are benzoic acid esters where the benzene ring is ortho-substituted with a hydroxy group.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassBenzenoids
ClassBenzene and substituted derivatives
Sub ClassBenzoic acids and derivatives
Direct Parento-Hydroxybenzoic acid esters
Alternative Parents
  • O-hydroxybenzoic acid ester
  • Salicylic acid or derivatives
  • Benzoyl
  • 1-hydroxy-4-unsubstituted benzenoid
  • 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoid
  • Phenol
  • Vinylogous acid
  • Carboxylic acid ester
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available

Biological location:

Physical Properties
StateNot Available
Experimental Properties
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
Water Solubility0.36 g/LALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)9.72ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-4.3ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area46.53 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count6ChemAxon
Refractivity64.26 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability24.32 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleNoChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleNoChemAxon
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00yi-9300000000-fd064cad5f590089b816Spectrum
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00yi-9300000000-fd064cad5f590089b816Spectrum
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-00di-6900000000-f1045e1c3e9d37526e91Spectrum
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-0006-5900000000-66ff71ab7da7411e7267Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-00di-5490000000-3969028aebe51d411964Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-0089-9310000000-a206aa1fa5f8b968bc42Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0fdo-9200000000-b6c075772626ebbb6eeaSpectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-014i-3390000000-916271a409795bce3f74Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-00ko-9820000000-1964ec1ba183ba075130Spectrum
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0006-9100000000-2743837cc64958ae3c42Spectrum
Biological Properties
Cellular LocationsNot Available
Biospecimen Locations
  • Saliva
Tissue LocationsNot Available
Normal Concentrations
SalivaDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)BothNormal details
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FooDB IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound5371102
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
  1. van Ketel WG: Sensitization to cis-3-hexenyl salicylate. Contact Dermatitis. 1983 Mar;9(2):154. [PubMed:6851526 ]
  2. Moon JH, Watanabe N, Ijima Y, Yagi A, Sakata K: Cis- and trans-linalool 3,7-oxides and methyl salicylate glycosides and (Z)-3-hexenyl beta-D-glucopyranoside as aroma precursors from tea leaves for oolong tea. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 1996 Nov;60(11):1815-9. [PubMed:8987857 ]
  3. James DG: Further field evaluation of synthetic herbivore-induced plant volatiles as attractants for beneficial insects. J Chem Ecol. 2005 Mar;31(3):481-95. [PubMed:15898496 ]
  4. Shaw DW: Allergic contact dermatitis from octisalate and cis-3-hexenyl salicylate. Dermatitis. 2006 Sep;17(3):152-5. [PubMed:16956469 ]
  5. Lapczynski A, McGinty D, Jones L, Letizia CS, Api AM: Fragrance material review on cis-3-hexenyl salicylate. Food Chem Toxicol. 2007;45 Suppl 1:S402-5. Epub 2007 Sep 14. [PubMed:18035471 ]
  6. Ballhorn DJ, Kautz S, Lion U, Heil M: Qualitative variability of lima bean's VOC bouquets and its putative ecological consequences. Plant Signal Behav. 2008 Nov;3(11):1005-7. [PubMed:19704435 ]
  7. Hegde M, Oliveira JN, da Costa JG, Loza-Reyes E, Bleicher E, Santana AE, Caulfield JC, Mayon P, Dewhirst SY, Bruce TJ, Pickett JA, Birkett MA: Aphid antixenosis in cotton is activated by the natural plant defence elicitor cis-jasmone. Phytochemistry. 2012 Jun;78:81-8. doi: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2012.03.004. Epub 2012 Apr 18. [PubMed:22516741 ]
  8. Umasankar Y, Ramasamy RP: Highly sensitive electrochemical detection of methyl salicylate using electroactive gold nanoparticles. Analyst. 2013 Nov 7;138(21):6623-31. doi: 10.1039/c3an01295f. [PubMed:24040645 ]
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