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Sigma-Aldrich

Homovanillyl alcohol

99%

Synonym(s):
4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenethyl alcohol, 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenethanol
Linear Formula:
HOC6H3(OCH3)CH2CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
168.19
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

99%

mp

40-42 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

COc1cc(CCO)ccc1O

InChI

1S/C9H12O3/c1-12-9-6-7(4-5-10)2-3-8(9)11/h2-3,6,10-11H,4-5H2,1H3

InChI key

XHUBSJRBOQIZNI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

General description

Homovanillyl alcohol is a key component of Queen mandibular pheromone.

Application

Homovanillyl alcohol was used in the preparation of galactosides.

Packaging

2.5, 10 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

G Mårdh et al.
Biochemistry, 25(23), 7279-7282 (1986-11-18)
The class I human liver alcohol dehydrogenases (ADHs) catalyze the interconversion of the intermediary alcohols and aldehydes of dopamine metabolism in vitro, whereas those of the class II and class III do not. The individual, homogeneous class I isozymes oxidize
G Wik
The Journal of endocrinology, 144(3), 425-429 (1995-03-01)
Plasma cortisol and serum 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenylethyl glycol (MHPG) were determined before and after 5-6 weeks of neuroleptic treatment in patients with schizophrenia. Following drug treatment both plasma cortisol and serum MHPG levels in patients decreased and plasma cortisol levels were also
H H Miller et al.
European journal of pharmacology, 78(1), 33-44 (1982-02-19)
A comparison of the in vivo biochemical actions of the psychotomimetic central stimulants, d-amphetamine (d-AMPH) and amfonelic acid (AFA), on the metabolism of rat striatal newly synthesized [3H]dopamine (DA) was made by pulse labeling with [3H]tyrosine. No evidence for the
D J Edwards et al.
Biochemical pharmacology, 34(8), 1255-1263 (1985-04-15)
The effects in rats of intraventricular injections of 6-hydroxydopamine (6-OHDA) on the urinary excretion 1-3 weeks later of 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenethylene glycol (MHPG), 3,4-dihydroxyphenethanol (DHPE), 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenethanol (MHPE), p-hydroxyphenylglycol (pHPG), homovanillic acid (HVA) and 3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetic acid (DOPAC) were examined. The excretion of MHPG
Kyle T Beggs et al.
Current biology : CB, 19(14), 1206-1209 (2009-06-16)
Queen mandibular pheromone (QMP) is produced by honey bee queens and used to regulate the behavior and physiology of their nestmates. QMP has recently been shown to block aversive learning in young worker bees, an effect that can be mimicked

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