CHEBI:27642 - methyl tert-butyl ether

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ChEBI Name methyl tert-butyl ether
ChEBI ID CHEBI:27642
ChEBI ASCII Name methyl tert-butyl ether
Definition An ether having methyl and tert-butyl as the two alkyl components.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:25261, CHEBI:6860, CHEBI:59027
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Formula C5H12O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 88.14820
Monoisotopic Mass 88.089
InChI InChI=1S/C5H12O/c1-5(2,3)6-4/h1-4H3
InChIKey BZLVMXJERCGZMT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES COC(C)(C)C
Metabolite of Species Details
Vitis vinifera (NCBI:29760) See: MetaboLights Study
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): non-polar solvent

fuel additive
Any additive that enhances the efficiency of fuel.
Biological Role(s): metabolite
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
Application(s): non-polar solvent

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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing methyl tert-butyl ether (CHEBI:27642) has role fuel additive (CHEBI:62803)
methyl tert-butyl ether (CHEBI:27642) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
methyl tert-butyl ether (CHEBI:27642) has role non-polar solvent (CHEBI:48355)
methyl tert-butyl ether (CHEBI:27642) is a ether (CHEBI:25698)
IUPAC Name
tert-butyl methyl ether
Synonyms Sources
2-Methoxy-2-methylpropane ChemIDplus
2-Methyl-2-methoxypropane ChemIDplus
Methyl 1,1-dimethylethyl ether NIST Chemistry WebBook
Methyl t-butyl ether ChemIDplus
Methyl tert-butyl ether KEGG COMPOUND
Methyl tertiary-butyl ether ChemIDplus
MTBE ChEBI
t-Butyl methyl ether ChemIDplus
tert-Butyl methyl ether KEGG COMPOUND
tert-C4H9OCH3 NIST Chemistry WebBook
Database Links Databases
C11344 KEGG COMPOUND
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1634-04-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
1730942 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1730942 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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30 November 2015