|Preferred IUPAC name
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||125.171 g·mol−1|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
|what is ?)(|
6-Acetyl-2,3,4,5-tetrahydropyridine, is an aroma compound and flavor that gives baked goods such as white bread, popcorn, and tortillas their typical smell, together with its structural homolog 2-acetyl-1-pyrroline.
Structure and properties
6-Acetyl-2,3,4,5-tetrahydropyridine is a substituted tetrahydropyridine and a cyclic imine as well as a ketone. The compound exists in a chemical equilibrium with its tautomer 6-acetyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyridine that differs only by the position of the double bond in the tetrahydropyridine ring:
|6-Acetyl-2,3,4,5-tetrahydropyridine||(1 : 2)||6-Acetyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyridine|
- T. J. Harrison, G. R. Dake (2005). "An expeditious, high-yielding construction of the food aroma compounds 6-acetyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyridine and 2-acetyl-1-pyrroline". J. Org. Chem. 70 (26): 10872–10874. doi:10.1021/jo051940a. PMID 16356012.
- De Kimpe, Norbert; Stevens, Christian (1993). "A convenient synthesis of 6-acetyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyridine, the principle bread flavor component". Journal of Organic Chemistry. 58 (10): 2904–2906. doi:10.1021/jo00062a042.