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Stereochemistry RACEMIC
Molecular Formula C14H12O2
Molecular Weight 212.2439
Optical Activity ( + / - )
Defined Stereocenters 0 / 1
E/Z Centers 0
Charge 0

SHOW SMILES / InChI
Structure of BENZOIN, (±)-

SMILES

OC(C(=O)C1=CC=CC=C1)C2=CC=CC=C2

InChI

InChIKey=ISAOCJYIOMOJEB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChI=1S/C14H12O2/c15-13(11-7-3-1-4-8-11)14(16)12-9-5-2-6-10-12/h1-10,13,15H

HIDE SMILES / InChI

Molecular Formula C14H12O2
Molecular Weight 212.2439
Charge 0
Count
Stereochemistry RACEMIC
Additional Stereochemistry No
Defined Stereocenters 0 / 1
E/Z Centers 0
Optical Activity ( + / - )

Description
Curator's Comment: description was created based on several sources, including: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benzoin

Benzoin is an organic compound with the formula PhCHCPh. It is a hydroxy ketone attached to two phenyl groups. It appears as off-white crystals, with a light camphor-like odor. Benzoin is synthesized from benzaldehyde in the benzoin condensation. It is chiral and it exists as a pair of enantiomers: -benzoin and -benzoin. Benzoin is not a constituent of benzoin resin obtained from the benzoin tree (Styrax) or tincture of benzoin. The main component in these natural products is benzoic acid. Benzoin was first reported in 1832 by Justus von Liebig and Friedrich Woehler during their research on oil of bitter almond, which is benzaldehyde with traces of hydrocyanic acid. The catalytic synthesis by the benzoin condensation was improved by Nikolay Zinin during his time with Liebig.

Approval Year

Conditions

Conditions

ConditionModalityTargetsHighest PhaseProduct
Overview

Overview

CYP3A4CYP2C9CYP2D6hERG

OverviewOther

Other InhibitorOther SubstrateOther Inducer

Drug as perpetrator​

Drug as perpetrator​

TargetModalityActivityMetaboliteClinical evidence
yes
Sourcing

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Sample Use Guides

In Vivo Use Guide
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Route of Administration: Unknown
In Vitro Use Guide
Unknown
Substance Class Chemical
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Record UNII
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Name Type Language
BENZOIN, (±)-
Common Name English
BENZOIN [MI]
Common Name English
2-HYDROXY-1,2-DIPHENYLETHAN-1-ONE
Systematic Name English
2-HYDROXY-1,2-DIPHENYLETHANONE
Systematic Name English
DL-BENZOIN
Common Name English
BENZOYLPHENYLCARBINOL
Common Name English
(±)-2-HYDROXY-1,2-DIPHENYLETHANONE
Systematic Name English
NSC-8082
Code English
DESYL ALCOHOL
Common Name English
FEMA NO. 2132
Code English
Classification Tree Code System Code
CFR 21 CFR 172.515
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Code System Code Type Description
ECHA (EC/EINECS)
204-331-3
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PUBCHEM
8400
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CAS
119-53-9
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MESH
D001573
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MERCK INDEX
M2365
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FDA UNII
L7J6A1NE81
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DAILYMED
L7J6A1NE81
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WIKIPEDIA
BENZOIN
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EPA CompTox
DTXSID1020144
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NCI_THESAURUS
C77026
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NSC
8082
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HSDB
384
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CHEBI
17682
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