methyl cinnamate


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methyl cinnamate

[′meth·əl ′sin·ə‚māt]
(organic chemistry)
C6H5CH:CHCO2CH3 A white crystalline compound with strawberry aroma; soluble in ether and alcohol, insoluble in water; boils at 260°C; used to flavor confectioneries and in perfumes.
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1982) used the same attractants that we used, plus a fifth attractant, methyl cinnamate.
The subjects sniffed aqueous solutions of cinnamaldehyde, methyl cinnamate, citral, citronellol, geraniol and phenyl ethyl alcohol (PEA) at low (1 ppm to 2.
At low concentrations, citral was the most liked and methyl cinnamate was the least liked among the young adults.
Moreover, three specimens of this species had been attracted and collected using methyl cinnamate baits in Dawa, British Guiana (Williams and Dodson, 1972).
Recently, its presence was recorded in phytophysiognomic studies of gallery forests within areas of Cerrado in Mato Grosso State, Brazil, where males were attracted and captured in methyl cinnamate baited traps (Anjos-Silva et al.
Five aromatic compounds were used to attract the male euglossine bees: methyl cinnamate, eucalyptol, eugenol, methyl salicylate, and vanillin (modified from Campos et al.
Preliminary chemical analyses of floral scent compounds emitted by white- and yellow-flowered Sonnets revealed that only white flowers produced methyl cinnamate (MC), which smells spicy like cinnamon, whereas only yellow flowers produced methyl benzoate (MB), a strongly sweet-smelling compound.
The following day methyl benzoate and methyl cinnamate solutions (0.
A) Total number of plant visits according to scent treatment (MB: methyl benzoate, MC: methyl cinnamate, Control: ethanol only).
To improve the shelf life of strawberries, USDA-ARS scientists incorporated two plant natural volatile compounds, carvacrol and methyl cinnamate, into strawberry puree edible films.
Additionally, methyl cinnamate has a desirable natural strong fruity and strawberry-like aroma.