D108405

Sigma-Aldrich

3,4-Dihydroxybenzaldehyde

97%

Synonym(s):
Protocatechualdehyde
Linear Formula:
(HO)2C6H3CHO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
138.12
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
774381
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

97%

mp

150-157 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

Oc1ccc(C=O)cc1O

InChI

1S/C7H6O3/c8-4-5-1-2-6(9)7(10)3-5/h1-4,9-10H

InChI key

IBGBGRVKPALMCQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

3,4-Dihydroxybenzaldehyde can be used as a reactant for the synthesis of:
  • Copolymers containing poly(p-phenylenevinylene) chromophore to be used in light-emitting electrochemical cell.
  • 2-Arylbenzothiazoles with potential application as anti-cancer agents against human colon cancer cells.
  • Variety of thiazolidin-4-one ring systems having antimicrobial activity.
  • Bis-Schiff bases of isatins which can be used as antiglycating agents.

Packaging

5, 25, 100 g in poly bottle

Pictograms

Exclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

hazcat

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

Target Organs

Respiratory system

storage_class_code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Synthesis of bis-Schiff bases of isatins and their antiglycation activity.
Khan KM, et al.
Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 17(22), 7795-7801 (2009)
Synthesis of new bioactive venlafaxine analogs: Novel thiazolidin-4-ones as antimicrobials.
Kavitha CV, et al.
Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 14(7), 2290-2299 (2006)
Synthesis and electroluminescence of novel copolymers containing crown ether spacers.
Sun Q, et al.
Journal of Materials Chemistry, 13(4), 800-806 (2003)
Catriona G Mortimer et al.
Journal of medicinal chemistry, 49(1), 179-185 (2006-01-06)
A series of new 2-phenylbenzothiazoles has been synthesized on the basis of the discovery of the potent and selective in vitro antitumor properties of 2-(3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)-5-fluorobenzothiazole (8n; GW 610, NSC 721648). Synthesis of analogues substituted in the benzothiazole ring was achieved...
Jin Boo Jeong et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 430(1), 381-386 (2012-11-20)
Protocatechualdehyde (PCA) is a naturally occurring polyphenol found in barley, green cavendish bananas, and grapevine leaves. Although a few studies reported growth-inhibitory activity of PCA in breast and leukemia cancer cells, the underlying mechanisms are still poorly understood. Thus, we...

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