methyl benzoate


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methyl benzoate

[′meth·əl ′ben·zə‚wāt]
(organic chemistry)
C6H25CO2CH3 Colorless, fragrant liquid boiling at 199°C; slightly soluble in alcohol and water, soluble in ether; used in perfumery and as a solvent. Also known as niobe oil.
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You probably know methyl benzoate when you smell it.
Snapdragons and petunias emit methyl benzoate to attract bees for pollination.
jasminoides could generate 86 volatile constituents with the major compounds of linalool (43.05%), b-myrcene (8.32%), methyl benzoate (7.61%) and p-xylene (7.17%).
Dye carrier formulations based on methyl benzoate are useful in textile processing.
In our earlier papers [11-13], we have reported some data on thermodynamic, transport, acoustical, and optical properties on mixtures of methyl benzoate with hydrocarbons and ketones and analysed the data in terms of molecular interactions.
For example, in the reaction of methyl benzoate and three equivalents of isopropyl Grignard reagent, the desired diaklylated adduct yield was 32%.
He found methyl benzoate, as well as another volatile chemical, wafting away from the nectar.
The following day methyl benzoate and methyl cinnamate solutions (0.1%, as before) were prepared and pipetted onto filter papers wicks, as described for the field assays, and a wick placed into each flower of the same twelve plants.
A) Total number of plant visits according to scent treatment (MB: methyl benzoate, MC: methyl cinnamate, Control: ethanol only).
For example, in snapdragons, one particular methyltransferase enzyme adds a methyl group (a central carbon hub bonded to three hydrogen atoms) to benzoic acid, producing methyl benzoate. In C.