5-Hydroxyoxindole Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

5-Hydroxyoxindole Properties


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5-Hydroxyoxindole has been identified as a urinary metabolite of indole, which is produced from tryptophane via the tryptophanase activity of gut bacteria. 5-hydroxyoxindole is an endogenous compound in blood and tissues of mammals, including humans.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 3416-18-0
EINECS Number 222-309-1
Molar Mass 149.15 g/mol
Molecular Formula C8H7NO2
Synonyms 5-Hydroxy-2-Indolinone;5-Hydroxy-1,3-Dihydro-Indol-2-One;5-Hydroxyindolin-2-One;5-Hydroxyoxindole;2h-Indol-2-One, 1,3-Dihydro-5-Hydroxy