2,4,6-Trihydroxyacetophenone

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2,4,6-Trihydroxyacetophenone
Skeletal formula
Ball-and-stick model
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
1-(2,4,6-Trihydroxyphenyl)ethan-1-one
Other names
1-(2,4,6-Trihydroxyphenyl)ethanone
2-Acetylphloroglucinol
THAP
Phloroacetophenone
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.006.870
Properties
C8H8O4
Molar mass 168.15 g·mol−1
Melting point 219 to 221 °C (426 to 430 °F; 492 to 494 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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2,4,6-Trihydroxyacetophenone (THAP) is a phloroglucinol.

It has a plasma cholesterol-lowering activity in animals.[1]

It is also used as a matrix in matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization (MALDI) for the analysis of acidic glycans and glycopeptides in negative ion mode.

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