Synonyms: "hexylresorcinol", "p-hexylresorcinol", "4-hexylbenzene-1,3-diol", "antascarin", "adrover", "ascaricid", "ascarinol", "caprokol"
Source: 4-hexylresorcinol is a food additive for use in uncooked crustacea. This chemical also has anesthetic, antiseptic and antihelminthic properties.
IUPAC Name: 4-hexylbenzene-1,3-diol
CAS Number: 136-77-6
PubChem ID: 3610
Canonical SMILES: CCCCCCC1=C(C=C(C=C1)O)O
Molecular Formula: C12H18O2
Molecular Weight: 194.270
Number of bond donors: 2
Number of bond acceptors: 2
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 14
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Arnott DG, Doniach I. 1952. The effect of compounds allied to resorcinol upon the uptake of radioactive iodine by the thyroid of the rat. Biochem J 50(4):473-479.