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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

Term:methyl formate
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Accession:CHEBI:77699 term browser browse the term
Definition:A formate ester resulting from the formal condensation of formic acid with methanol. A low-boiling (31.5 degreeC) colourless, flammable liquid, it has been used as a fumigant and larvicide for tobacco and food crops.
Synonyms:related_synonym: Formula=C2H4O2;   HCO2CH3;   HCOOCH3;   InChI=1S/C2H4O2/c1-4-2-3/h2H,1H3;   InChIKey=TZIHFWKZFHZASV-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   Methylformiat;   R-611;   SMILES=COC=O;   formiate de methyle;   formic acid methyl ester;   methanoic acid methyl ester;   methyl methanoate
 xref: CAS:107-31-3;   PMID:21969072;   PMID:23268565;   Reaxys:1734623

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                  main group element atom 19702
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                      carbon group element atom 19608
                        carbon atom 19597
                          organic molecular entity 19597
                            organic group 18537
                              organic divalent group 18530
                                organodiyl group 18530
                                  carbonyl group 18436
                                    carbonyl compound 18436
                                      carboxylic acid 18114
                                        monocarboxylic acid 17476
                                          formic acid 7885
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                                              methyl formate 0
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