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Chemical Formula of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde (C9H10O)

Identification of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde Chemical Compound

2D chemical structure image of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde
Chemical Formula C9H10O
Molecular Weight 134.1751 g/mol
IUPAC Name 2-(2-methylphenyl)acetaldehyde
SMILES String Cc1ccccc1CC=O
InChI InChI=1S/C9H10O/c1-8-4-2-3-5-9(8)6-7-10/h2-5,7H,6H2,1H3
InChIKey ACHWKVVBZRANAV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Formula Description

The (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde molecule contains a total of 20 atom(s). There are 10 Hydrogen atom(s), 9 Carbon atom(s) and 1 Oxygen atom(s). A chemical formula of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde can therefore be written as:

C9H10O

The chemical formula of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde shown above is based on the molecular formula indicating the numbers of each type of atom in a molecule without structural information, which is different from the empirical formula which provides the numerical proportions of atoms of each type.

The above chemical formula is the basis of stoichiometry in chemical equations, i.e., the calculation of relative quantities of reactants and products in chemical reactions. The law of conservation of mass dictates that the quantity of each element given in the chemical formula does not change in a chemical reaction. Thus, each side of the chemical equation must represent the same quantity of any particular element based on the chemical formula.

Ball-and-stick model of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde
Ball-and-stick model of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde

Additional Information for Identifying (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde Molecule

  • Structure Data File (SDF) of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde

    The structure data file (SDF) of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde is available for download in the SDF page of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde providing the information about the atoms, bonds, connectivity and coordinates of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde, which is not completely available in the chemical formula representation. The (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde structure data file can be imported to most of the cheminformatics software for further analysis and visualization.

  • Chemical structure of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde

    The chemical structure image of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde is available in chemical structure page of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde, which specifies the molecular geometry, i.e., the spatial arrangement of atoms in the chemical formula of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde and the chemical bonds that hold the atoms together.

  • Molecular weight of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde

    The molecular weight of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde is available in molecular weight page of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde, which is calculated as the sum of the atomic weights of each constituent element multiplied by the number of atoms of that element specified in the chemical formula of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde.

  • InChI (IUPAC International Chemical Identifier) information of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde

    The molecular chemical formulas lack structural information. An alternative textual expression including the structural information is InChI. The full standard InChI of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde is:

    InChI=1S/C9H10O/c1-8-4-2-3-5-9(8)6-7-10/h2-5,7H,6H2,1H3

    It can provide a standard way to encode the molecular information of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde to facilitate the search for the compound information in databases and on the web.

    The condensed, 27 character standard InChIKey (hashed version of the full standard InChI) of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde is:

    InChIKey=ACHWKVVBZRANAV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

    The InChIKey may allow easier web searches for (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde, but it needs to be linked to the full InChI to get back to the original structure of the (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde since the full standard InChI cannot be reconstructed from the InChIKey.

  • Other names (synonyms) or registry numbers of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde

    The (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde compound may have different names depending on the various different situations of industrial applications. The list of the other names (synonyms) of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde including the registry numbers is given below, if available:

    • (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde
    • Benzeneacetaldehyde, 2-methyl-
    • 10166-08-2
    • 2-(2-Methylphenyl)ethanal
    • O-Tolyl-Acetaldehyde
    • 2-(2-methylphenyl)acetaldehyde
    • 2-O-TOLYLACETALDEHYDE
    • 69380-02-5
    • m-Methylphenylacetaldehyde
    • 2-Methylbenzeneacetaldehyde
    • 2-TOLYLACETALDEHYDE
    • 2-METHYL-BENZENEACETALDEHYDE
    • 7409AC

(2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde Identification Summary Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • What’s the chemical formula of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde?

    C9H10O
  • How many atoms and what are they in the (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde structure?

    20 atom(s) – 10 Hydrogen atom(s), 9 Carbon atom(s) and 1 Oxygen atom(s)
  • How many chemical bonds and what are they in the (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde structure?

    20 bond(s) – 10 non-H bond(s), 7 multiple bond(s), 2 rotatable bond(s), 1 double bond(s), 6 aromatic bond(s), 1 six-membered ring(s) and 1 aldehyde(s) (aliphatic)
  • What’s the molecular weight of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde?

    134.1751 g/mol
  • What’s the SMILES string of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde?

    Cc1ccccc1CC=O
  • What’s the InChI of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde?

    InChI=1S/C9H10O/c1-8-4-2-3-5-9(8)6-7-10/h2-5,7H,6H2,1H3
  • What’s the InChIKey of (2-Methylphenyl)acetaldehyde?

    ACHWKVVBZRANAV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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