3-Hydroxybenzaldehyde

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3-Hydroxybenzaldehyde
3-hydroxybenzaldehyde.svg
Names
IUPAC name
3-Hydroxybenzaldehyde
Other names
m-Hydroxybenzaldehyde; m-Formylphenol; 3-Formylphenol
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.002.630
KEGG
UNII
Properties
C7H6O2
Molar mass 122.12 g·mol−1
Appearance light-tan crystals
Melting point 100 to 103 °C (212 to 217 °F; 373 to 376 K)
Boiling point 191 °C (376 °F; 464 K) (50 mmHg)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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3-Hydroxybenzaldehyde is one of the three isomers of hydroxybenzaldehyde.

Chemistry[edit]

It has been prepared from 3-nitrobenzaldehyde in a sequence of nitro group reduction, diazotization of the amine, and hydrolysis.[1][2]

Metabolism[edit]

3-hydroxybenzyl-alcohol dehydrogenase is an enzyme that uses 3-hydroxybenzyl alcohol and NADP+ to produce 3-hydroxybenzaldehyde, NADPH and H+.

Uses[edit]

A known use of 3-Hydroxybenzaldehyde is in the synthesis of Monastrol.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ m-HYDROXYBENZALDEHYDE, Organic Syntheses, Coll. Vol. 3, p.453 (1955); Vol. 25, p.55 (1945)
  2. ^ m-METHOXYBENZALDEHYDE, Organic Syntheses, Coll. Vol. 3, p.564 (1955); Vol. 29, p.63 (1949)