CHEBI:31832 - methyl salicylate

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ChEBI Name methyl salicylate
Definition A benzoate ester that is the methyl ester of salicylic acid.
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Formula C8H8O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 152.14730
Monoisotopic Mass 152.04734
InChI InChI=1S/C8H8O3/c1-11-8(10)6-4-2-3-5-7(6)9/h2-5,9H,1H3
SMILES COC(=O)c1ccccc1O
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): flavouring agent
A food additive that is used to added improve the taste or odour of a food.
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 attracts insects.
Application(s): flavouring agent
A food additive that is used to added improve the taste or odour of a food.
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Outgoing methyl salicylate (CHEBI:31832) has functional parent salicylic acid (CHEBI:16914)
methyl salicylate (CHEBI:31832) has role flavouring agent (CHEBI:35617)
methyl salicylate (CHEBI:31832) has role insect attractant (CHEBI:24850)
methyl salicylate (CHEBI:31832) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
methyl salicylate (CHEBI:31832) is a benzoate ester (CHEBI:36054)
methyl salicylate (CHEBI:31832) is a methyl ester (CHEBI:25248)
methyl salicylate (CHEBI:31832) is a salicylates (CHEBI:26596)
Synonyms Sources
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methyl salicylate UniProt
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119-36-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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08 July 2022