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Identification
YMDB IDYMDB01746
NameMethyl succinate
SpeciesSaccharomyces cerevisiae
StrainBrewer's yeast
DescriptionMethyl succinate belongs to the class of organic compounds known as acrylic acid esters. These are organic compounds containing and ester acrylic acid (CH2=CHC(=O)OH). Methyl succinate is an extremely weak basic (essentially neutral) compound (based on its pKa). Methyl succinate may be a unique S. cerevisiae (yeast) metabolite.
Structure
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Synonyms
  • 2-(Hydroxymethyl)-4-oxobutanoate
  • 2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-oxobutanoic acid
  • 2-Hydroxymethyl succinate semialdehyde
  • alpha-Hydroxymethyl succinate semialdehyde
  • Butanedioic acid, dimethyl ester
  • CH3OC(O)CH2CH2C(O)OCH3
  • DBE-4
  • Dimethyl butanedioate
  • Dimethyl ester of succinic acid
  • Dimethyl succinate
  • Succinic acid, dimethyl ester
  • Methyl succinic acid
CAS number106-65-0
WeightAverage: 128.169
Monoisotopic: 128.083729628
InChI KeyCFVWNXQPGQOHRJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChIInChI=1S/C7H12O2/c1-4-7(8)9-5-6(2)3/h4,6H,1,5H2,2-3H3
IUPAC Name2-methylpropyl prop-2-enoate
Traditional IUPAC Nameisobutyl acrylate
Chemical FormulaC7H12O2
SMILESCC(C)COC(=O)C=C
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as acrylic acid esters. These are organic compounds containing and ester acrylic acid (CH2=CHC(=O)OH).
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic acids and derivatives
ClassCarboxylic acids and derivatives
Sub ClassAcrylic acids and derivatives
Direct ParentAcrylic acid esters
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Acrylic acid ester
  • Alpha,beta-unsaturated carboxylic ester
  • Enoate ester
  • Carboxylic acid ester
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Physical Properties
StateLiquid
Charge0
Melting point19 °C
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Water Solubility25 mg/mL [KIRK-OTHMER; 1st ed, 5:831]PhysProp
LogP0.35 [HANSCH,C ET AL. (1995)]PhysProp
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility4.15 g/LALOGPS
logP2.14ALOGPS
logP2.16ChemAxon
logS-1.5ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)-6.8ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area26.3 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count4ChemAxon
Refractivity35.8 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability14.23 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Biological Properties
Cellular LocationsNot Available
Organoleptic Properties
Flavour/OdourSource
FloralNot Available
FruityNot Available
GreenNot Available
SweetNot Available
SMPDB PathwaysNot Available
KEGG PathwaysNot Available
SMPDB ReactionsNot Available
KEGG ReactionsNot Available
Concentrations
Intracellular ConcentrationsNot Available
Extracellular ConcentrationsNot Available
Spectra
Spectra
References
References:Not Available
Synthesis Reference:Not Available
External Links:
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CHEBI ID17413
HMDB IDNot Available
Pubchem Compound ID7820
Kegg IDC04106
ChemSpider ID7531
FOODB IDNot Available
Wikipedia IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available