Cyclohexane-1,2-diol

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Cyclohexane-1,2-diol
Chemical structure of cyclohexane-1,2-diol.
Names
IUPAC name
1,2-Cyclohexanediol
Other names
cis-cyclohexane-1,2-diol
trans-cyclohexane-1,2-diol
1,2-cyclohexanediol
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.154.140
Properties
C6H12O2
Molar mass 116.15 g/mol
Melting point 100 - 103 °C [trans] 98 - 102 °C [cis]
Hazards
Safety data sheet External MSDS
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Cyclohexane-1,2-diol is a chemical compound found in castoreum.[1]

The enzyme cyclohexane-1,2-diol dehydrogenase uses trans-cyclohexane-1,2-diol and NAD+ to produce 2-hydroxycyclohexan-1-one, NADH and H+.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Valenta, Z.; Khaleque, A.; Rashid, M. H. (1961). "Cis-cylohexane-1,2-diol in the beaver gland". Experientia. 17 (3): 130. doi:10.1007/BF02160827.