isoamyl butyrate

isoamyl butyrate

[¦ī·sō¦am·əl ′byüd·ə‚rāt]
(organic chemistry)
C5H11COOC3H7 A water-white liquid boiling at 150-180°C; soluble in alcohol and ether; used as a solvent and plasticizer for cellulose acetate and in flavor extracts.
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Esters were the decisive components of aroma, and isoamyl butyrate was the major constituent of the esters.