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Version2.0
Creation Date2014-09-11 05:18:08 UTC
Update Date2014-12-24 20:26:57 UTC
Accession NumberT3D4826
Identification
Common Name3,4-Dimethylphenol
ClassSmall Molecule
Description3,4-Dimethylphenol is found in coffee and coffee products. 3,4-Dimethylphenol is present in coffee. 3,4-Dimethylphenol is a flavouring ingredient. 3,4-Dimethylphenol belongs to the family of Meta Cresols. These are aromatic compounds containing a meta-cresol moiety, which consists of a benzene ring bearing a methyl group and an hydroxyl group at ring positions 1 and 3, respectively.
Compound Type
  • Flavouring Agent
  • Food Toxin
  • Household Toxin
  • Metabolite
  • Natural Compound
  • Organic Compound
  • Plant Toxin
Chemical Structure
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Synonyms
Synonym
1,2,4-Xylenol
1,2-Dimethyl-4-hydroxybenzene
1,3,4-Xylenol
1-Hydroxy-3, 4-dimethylbenzene
1-Hydroxy-3,4-dimethylbenzene
3, 4-Xylenol
3,4-Dimethyl phenol
3,4-Dimethyl-Phenol
3,4-Xylenol
3,4-Xylenol, 8CI
4,5-Dimethylphenol
4-Hydroxy-1,2-dimethylbenzene
4-Hydroxy-O-xylene
Asym-O-Xylenol
FEMA 3596
Chemical FormulaC8H10O
Average Molecular Mass122.164 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass122.073 g/mol
CAS Registry Number95-65-8
IUPAC Name3,4-dimethylphenol
Traditional Name3,4-dimethylphenol
SMILESCC1=CC=C(O)C=C1C
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C8H10O/c1-6-3-4-8(9)5-7(6)2/h3-5,9H,1-2H3
InChI KeyInChIKey=YCOXTKKNXUZSKD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as para cresols. Para cresols are compounds containing a para cresol moiety, which consists of a benzene ring bearing one hydroxyl group at ring positions 1 and 4.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassBenzenoids
ClassPhenols
Sub ClassCresols
Direct ParentPara cresols
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • O-xylene
  • Xylene
  • P-cresol
  • M-cresol
  • 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoid
  • Monocyclic benzene moiety
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Biological Properties
StatusDetected and Not Quantified
OriginExogenous
Cellular Locations
  • Cytoplasm
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
Biofluid LocationsNot Available
Tissue LocationsNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
ApplicationsNot Available
Biological RolesNot Available
Chemical RolesNot Available
Physical Properties
StateSolid
AppearanceWhite powder.
Experimental Properties
PropertyValue
Melting Point62 - 64°C
Boiling PointNot Available
Solubility4.76 mg/mL at 25°C
LogP2.23
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility5.45 g/LALOGPS
logP2.41ALOGPS
logP2.7ChemAxon
logS-1.4ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)10.47ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-5.4ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area20.23 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count0ChemAxon
Refractivity38.12 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability13.91 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0ab9-4900000000-fb3dd3acd7e4d6949270JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0avi-5900000000-effbac24fad4c27cf9b6JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-05fr-5900000000-208c80e9751e0ba311c2JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-05fr-7900000000-7e46063c7d13680bf6acJSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0ab9-4900000000-fb3dd3acd7e4d6949270JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0avi-5900000000-effbac24fad4c27cf9b6JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-05fr-5900000000-208c80e9751e0ba311c2JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-05fr-7900000000-7e46063c7d13680bf6acJSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-00di-5900000000-32a69f225ef7c70dfce6JSpectraViewer
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-00fu-8900000000-ed6ce607126822938774JSpectraViewer
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, PositiveNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-00di-0900000000-abc71f850acbf3735f8eJSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-00di-2900000000-5304f4b7823411c093d9JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0zi0-9200000000-52e5b599c648a30fd4ebJSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-00di-0900000000-699b6f0392371e5d477dJSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-00di-0900000000-4fefc20e9390edcf67f2JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-00di-9700000000-1865323e874124d48f6eJSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-00di-1900000000-1768f5d100e7d6ac0dd2JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-0a4i-7900000000-df1c1a05ac515e234f9bJSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0fvi-9000000000-da9f623210616a04673eJSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-00di-0900000000-99acd0a74fdc923b2838JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-00di-4900000000-a8ed7fe514ae00e18111JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0fdo-9300000000-f2849129145ecb9433bfJSpectraViewer
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-05fr-4900000000-7a4e8e3b435984a892f6JSpectraViewer | MoNA
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
Toxicity Profile
Route of ExposureNot Available
Mechanism of ToxicityNot Available
MetabolismNot Available
Toxicity ValuesNot Available
Lethal DoseNot Available
Carcinogenicity (IARC Classification)No indication of carcinogenicity to humans (not listed by IARC).
Uses/Sources3,4-Dimethylphenol is found in coffee and coffee products.
Minimum Risk LevelNot Available
Health EffectsNot Available
SymptomsNot Available
TreatmentNot Available
Normal Concentrations
Not Available
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
DrugBank IDDB04052
HMDB IDHMDB32151
PubChem Compound ID7249
ChEMBL IDCHEMBL192008
ChemSpider ID13839105
KEGG IDNot Available
UniProt IDNot Available
OMIM ID
ChEBI ID39839
BioCyc IDNot Available
CTD IDNot Available
Stitch IDNot Available
PDB ID2MP
ACToR IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
References
Synthesis Reference

Jakob Oren, Michael Zviely, Joshua Hermolin, “Process for the preparation of 2,3-dimethylphenol and of 3,4-dimethylphenol.” U.S. Patent US5118877, issued January, 1990.

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General References
  1. Yannai, Shmuel. (2004) Dictionary of food compounds with CD-ROM: Additives, flavors, and ingredients. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall/CRC.
Gene Regulation
Up-Regulated GenesNot Available
Down-Regulated GenesNot Available

Targets

General Function:
Zinc ion binding
Specific Function:
Transcriptionally controlled transcription factor. Binds to DNA sites required for the transcription of alpha 1-antitrypsin, apolipoprotein CIII, transthyretin genes and HNF1-alpha. May be essential for development of the liver, kidney and intestine.
Gene Name:
HNF4A
Uniprot ID:
P41235
Molecular Weight:
52784.205 Da
Binding/Activity Constants
TypeValueAssay TypeAssay Source
AC500.869 uMATG_HNF4a_TRANSAttagene
References
  1. Sipes NS, Martin MT, Kothiya P, Reif DM, Judson RS, Richard AM, Houck KA, Dix DJ, Kavlock RJ, Knudsen TB: Profiling 976 ToxCast chemicals across 331 enzymatic and receptor signaling assays. Chem Res Toxicol. 2013 Jun 17;26(6):878-95. doi: 10.1021/tx400021f. Epub 2013 May 16. [23611293 ]