Chemical Component Summary

Name5-HYDROXY-2-(HYDROXYMETHYL)-4H-PYRAN-4-ONE
Identifiers5-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)pyran-4-one
FormulaC6 H6 O4
Molecular Weight142.11
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESC1=C(OC=C(C1=O)O)CO
InChIInChI=1S/C6H6O4/c7-2-4-1-5(8)6(9)3-10-4/h1,3,7,9H,2H2
InChIKeyBEJNERDRQOWKJM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count16
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count16
Aromatic Bond Count6

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB01759 
NameKojic acid
Groupsexperimental
Synonyms
  • 5-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4H-pyran-4-one
  • 5-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone
  • Kojic acid
  • ácido kójico
Categories
  • Antioxidants
  • Compounds used in a research, industrial, or household setting
  • Mycotoxins
  • Protective Agents
  • Pyrans
CAS number501-30-4

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
CCDC/CSDZZZFMU01
PubChem3840
ChEBICHEBI:43572
ChEMBLCHEMBL287556