CHEBI:44836 - 2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethanol

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ChEBI Name 2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethanol
ChEBI ID CHEBI:44836
Definition A hydroxypolyether that is the monomethyl ether derivative of diethylene glycol.
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Formula C5H12O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 120.14700
Monoisotopic Mass 120.079
InChI InChI=1S/C5H12O3/c1-7-4-5-8-3-2-6/h6H,2-5H2,1H3
InChIKey SBASXUCJHJRPEV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES COCCOCCO
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): solvent
A liquid that can dissolve other substances (solutes) without any change in their chemical composition.
Biological Role(s): teratogenic agent
A role played by a chemical compound in biological systems with adverse consequences in embryo developments, leading to birth defects, embryo death or altered development, growth retardation and functional defect.
Application(s): solvent
A liquid that can dissolve other substances (solutes) without any change in their chemical composition.
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Outgoing 2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethanol (CHEBI:44836) has functional parent diethylene glycol (CHEBI:46807)
2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethanol (CHEBI:44836) has role solvent (CHEBI:46787)
2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethanol (CHEBI:44836) has role teratogenic agent (CHEBI:50905)
2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethanol (CHEBI:44836) is a diether (CHEBI:46786)
2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethanol (CHEBI:44836) is a hydroxypolyether (CHEBI:46792)
IUPAC Name
2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethanol
Synonyms Sources
Diethylene glycol monomethyl ether ChemIDplus
Diglycol monomethyl ether ChemIDplus
Methoxydiglycol ChemIDplus
methylcarbitol ChEBI
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
111-77-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
111-77-3 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
1697812 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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10 March 2014