Kojic Acid

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Formula C6H7O4+
IUPAC Name 5-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)pyran-4-one
Molecular Mass 143.117 g·mol−1
Heat of Formation -511.2 ± 16.7 kJ·mol−1
Dipole Moment 5.23 ± 1.08 D
Volume 153.77 Å 3
Surface Area 161.34 Å 2
HOMO Energy -9.36 ± 0.55 eV
LUMO Energy -0.45 ± eV
Point Group Symmetry C1
Synonyms
  • 2-(hydroxymethyl)-5-hydroxy-4h-pyran-4-one
  • 2-hydroxymethyl-5-hydroxy-gamma-pyrone
  • 4h-pyran-4-one, 5-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-
  • 5-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyranone
  • 5-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone
  • 5-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4h-pyran-4-one
  • 5-hydroxy-2-hydroxymethyl-4-pyrone
  • 5-hydroxy-2-hydroxymethyl-4h-4-pyranone
  • 5-hydroxy-2-methylol-pyran-4-one
  • koj
  • oprea1_038773
  • pyran-4-one, 5-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)
  • smp1_000171
  • tnp00261
CAS Number(s)
  • 123712-78-7
  • 501-30-4
InChIKey BEJNERDRQOWKJM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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