3D model (JSmol)
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
|Molar mass||178.187 g·mol−1|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
6-Hydroxymellein, together with S-adenosyl methionine, is a substrate of the enzyme 6-hydroxymellein O-methyltransferase to form 6-methoxymellein and S-adenosylhomocysteine in Apiaceae. 6-Methoxymellein is one of the compounds responsible for bitterness in carrots.