CHEBI:75711 - mecoprop

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ChEBI Name mecoprop
ChEBI ID CHEBI:75711
Definition A racemate comprising equimolar amounts of (R)- and (S)-mecoprop.
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Formula C10H11ClO3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 214.646
Monoisotopic Mass 214.03967
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): environmental contaminant
Any minor or unwanted substance introduced into the environment that can have undesired effects.
Biological Role(s): xenobiotic
A xenobiotic (Greek, xenos "foreign"; bios "life") is a compound that is foreign to a living organism. Principal xenobiotics include: drugs, carcinogens and various compounds that have been introduced into the environment by artificial means.
Application(s): herbicide
A substance used to destroy plant pests.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing mecoprop (CHEBI:75711) has part (R)-mecoprop (CHEBI:75703)
mecoprop (CHEBI:75711) has part (S)-mecoprop (CHEBI:75712)
mecoprop (CHEBI:75711) has role environmental contaminant (CHEBI:78298)
mecoprop (CHEBI:75711) has role herbicide (CHEBI:24527)
mecoprop (CHEBI:75711) has role xenobiotic (CHEBI:35703)
mecoprop (CHEBI:75711) is a racemate (CHEBI:60911)
IUPAC Name
rac-2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
(±)-mecoprop ChEBI
(RS)-mecoprop ChEBI
2-(4-Chloro-2-tolyloxy)propionic acid ChemIDplus
2-(p-Chloro-o-tolyloxy)propionic acid ChemIDplus
4-Chloro-2-methylphenoxy-alpha-propionic acid ChemIDplus
O-(4-chloro-2-methylphenyl)lactic acid ChEBI
racemic mecoprop ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
430 PPDB
C18742 KEGG COMPOUND
mecoprop Alan Wood's Pesticides
Mecoprop Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
2212752 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
93-65-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
93-65-2 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
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Last Modified
19 September 2018