CHEBI:72775 - methyl benzoate

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ChEBI Name methyl benzoate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:72775
Definition A benzoate ester obtained by condensation of benzoic acid and methanol.
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Formula C8H8O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 136.14790
Monoisotopic Mass 136.052
InChI InChI=1S/C8H8O2/c1-10-8(9)7-5-3-2-4-6-7/h2-6H,1H3
InChIKey QPJVMBTYPHYUOC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES COC(=O)c1ccccc1
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): metabolite
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
insect attractant
A chemical that lures insects to a trap, thereby removing them from crops, animals or stored products.
Application(s): insect attractant
A chemical that lures insects to a trap, thereby removing them from crops, animals or stored products.
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Outgoing methyl benzoate (CHEBI:72775) has role insect attractant (CHEBI:24850)
methyl benzoate (CHEBI:72775) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
methyl benzoate (CHEBI:72775) is a benzoate ester (CHEBI:36054)
methyl benzoate (CHEBI:72775) is a methyl ester (CHEBI:25248)
IUPAC Name
methyl benzoate
Synonyms Sources
Benzoic acid, methyl ester ChemIDplus
Methyl benzenecarboxylate ChemIDplus
methyl benzoate UniProt
Manual Xrefs Databases
CPD-6441 MetaCyc
HMDB0033968 HMDB
Methyl_benzoate Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1072099 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
93-58-3 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
93-58-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citation Waiting for Citations Type Source
10852939 PubMed citation SUBMITTER
Last Modified
22 May 2016