CHEBI:46790 - 2-methoxyethanol

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ChEBI Name 2-methoxyethanol
ChEBI ID CHEBI:46790
Definition A hydroxyether that is ethanol substituted by a methoxy group at position 2.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:19677, CHEBI:44217
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Formula C3H8O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 76.09442
InChI InChI=1S/C3H8O2/c1-5-3-2-4/h4H,2-3H2,1H3
InChIKey XNWFRZJHXBZDAG-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES COCCO
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): protic solvent
A polar solvent that is capable of acting as a hydron (proton) donor.
solvent
A liquid that can dissolve other substances (solutes) without any change in their chemical composition.
Application(s): protic solvent
A polar solvent that is capable of acting as a hydron (proton) donor.
solvent
A liquid that can dissolve other substances (solutes) without any change in their chemical composition.
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Outgoing 2-methoxyethanol (CHEBI:46790) has role protic solvent (CHEBI:48356)
2-methoxyethanol (CHEBI:46790) has role solvent (CHEBI:46787)
2-methoxyethanol (CHEBI:46790) is a hydroxyether (CHEBI:46789)
IUPAC Name
2-methoxyethanol
Synonyms Sources
1-hydroxy-2-methoxyethane ChemIDplus
2-hydroxyethyl methyl ether NIST Chemistry WebBook
2-methoxy-1-ethanol ChemIDplus
2-METHOXYETHANOL PDBeChem
3-oxa-1-butanol ChemIDplus
β-methoxyethanol NIST Chemistry WebBook
HOCH2CH2OCH3 NIST Chemistry WebBook
Methyl cellosolve ChemIDplus
methyl oxitol ChemIDplus
monomethyl ethylene glycol ether ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
2-Methoxyethanol Wikipedia
2-METHOXYETHANOL MetaCyc
DB02806 DrugBank
MXE PDBeChem
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
109-86-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
109-86-4 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
1731074 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
1731074 Beilstein Registry Number ChemIDplus
81877 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
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18 March 2014