4-Methoxycinnamaldehyde is the aldehyde form of methyl chavicol presumed to be an intermediate metabolite of methyl chavicol which leads to the formation of 4-methoxycinnamoylglycine which is found in human urine after the ingestion of methyl chavicol.

Chemical Properties

Synonyms: 3-(4-methoxyphenyl)prop-2-enal; p-Methoxycinnamaldehyde; 3-(4-methoxyphenyl)prop-2-enal; p-Methoxycinnamic aldehyde; (E)-3-(4-methoxyphenyl)prop-2-enal; 3-(4-Methoxyphenyl)-2-propenal;
PubChem Compound ID: 230995
Molecular Weight: 162.1852 [g/mol]
Molecular Formula: C10H10O2
XLogP3: 1.8
H-Bond Donor: 0
H-Bond Acceptor: 2
IUPAC Name: 3-(4-methoxyphenyl)prop-2-enal
InChI: InChI=1S/C10H10O2/c1-12-10-6-4-9(5-7-10)3-2-8-11/h2-8H,1H3
Canonical SMILES: COC1=CC=C(C=C1)C=CC=O

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