Tyrosol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Tyrosol Properties


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Tyrosol is a phenolic antioxidant.Tyrosol present in white wine is also shown to be cardioprotective.Tyrosol is an antioxidant that is naturally present in several foods such as wines and green tea. It protects cells against oxidative damage. Tyrosol presents a significant global antioxidant effect in olive due to its good bioavailability and its high concentration.Tyrosol has also a neuroprotective effect.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Off-White To Light Beige Crystals
Boiling Point 158 °C
CAS Number 501-94-0
ChEBI 1879
Density 1.16 g/cm3
EINECS Number 207-930-8
HS Code 29072900
IUPAC Name 4-(2-Hydroxyethyl)Phenol
InChI 1S/C8H10O2/c9-6-5-7-1-3-8(10)4-2-7/h1-4,9-10H,5-6H2
Main Hazards Irritant
Melting Point 91-92 °C
Molar Mass 138.16 g/mol
Molecular Formula C8H10O2
Solubility Slightly Soluble
Synonyms p-Hydroxyphenethyl Alcohol;2-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)ethanol;4-Hydroxyphenylethanol;Tyrosol
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