bisphenol B

Synonyms: "2,2-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)butane", "p,p'-sec-butylidenediphenol", "4,4'-(1-methylpropylidene)bisphenol"

Source: bisphenol B, is the analouge of Bisphenol A, which is used to make certain plastic an epoxy resins.


IUPAC Name: 4-[2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)butan-2-yl]phenol
CAS Number: 77-40-7
PubChem ID: 66166
Canonical SMILES: CCC(C)(C1=CC=C(C=C1)O)C2=CC=C(C=C2)O

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C16H18O2
Molecular Weight: 242.313

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 2
Number of bond acceptors: 2
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 18


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Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor
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Kitamura S, Suzuki T, Sanoh S, Kohta R, Jinno N, Sugihara K, Yoshihara S, Fujimoto N, Watanabe H, Ohta S. 2005. Comparative study of the endocrine-disrupting activity of bisphenol A and 19 related compounds. Toxicol Sci 84(2):249-259.

Nishihara T, Nishikawa J, Kanayama T, Dakeyama F, Saito K, Imagawa M, Takatori S, Kitagawa Y, Hori S, Utsumi H. 2000. Estrogenic activities of 517 chemicals by yeast two-hybrid assay. Journal of Health Science 46(4):282-298.

Terasaka S, Inoue A, Tanji M, Kiyama R. 2006. Expression profiling of estrogen-responsive genes in breast cancer cells treated with alkylphenols, chlorinated phenols, parabens, or bis- and benzoylphenols for evaluation of estrogenic activity. Toxicol Lett 163(2):130-141.

Yamasaki K, Takeyoshi M, Sawaki M, Imatanaka N, Shinoda K, Takatsuki M. 2003. Immature rat uterotrophic assay of 18 chemicals and Hershberger assay of 30 chemicals. Toxicology 183(1-3):93-115.

Yoshihara S, Makishima M, Suzuki N, Ohta S. 2001. Metabolic activation of bisphenol A by rat liver S9 fraction. Toxicol Sci 62(2):221-227.

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