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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:O-methylsalicylic acid
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Accession:CHEBI:421840 term browser browse the term
Definition:A methoxybenzoic acid that is the methyl ether of salicylic acid.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: 2-methoxybenzoic acid
 related_synonym: 2-Anisic acid;   2-Methoxy-benzoic acid;   Formula=C8H8O3;   InChI=1S/C8H8O3/c1-11-7-5-3-2-4-6(7)8(9)10/h2-5H,1H3,(H,9,10);   InChIKey=ILUJQPXNXACGAN-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   SMILES=COc1ccccc1C(O)=O;   Salicylic acid methyl ether;   o-Methoxybenzoic acid;   o-anisic acid;   ortho-methoxybenzoic acid
 xref: Beilstein:509929;   CAS:579-75-9;   HMDB:HMDB0032604
 xref_mesh: MESH:C081914
 xref: PMID:1650428;   PMID:3425858;   PMID:9252874;   Reaxys:509929;   Wikipedia:2-Methoxybenzoic_acid;   Wikipedia:O-Methoxybenzoic_acid
 cyclic_relationship: is_conjugate_acid_of CHEBI:59128

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Ptgs2 prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase 2 multiple interactions
decreases activity
ISO 2-methoxybenzoic acid inhibits the reaction [PTGS2 protein results in increased metabolism of Arachidonic Acid]
2-methoxybenzoic acid results in decreased activity of PTGS2 protein
CTD PMID:12538810 NCBI chr13:67,351,230...67,356,920
Ensembl chr13:67,351,087...67,359,335
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  CHEBI ontology 19761
    role 19711
      application 19401
        food additive 14749
          flavouring agent 1842
            O-methylsalicylic acid 1
              cyprosulfamide 0
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  CHEBI ontology 19761
    subatomic particle 19759
      composite particle 19759
        hadron 19759
          baryon 19759
            nucleon 19759
              atomic nucleus 19759
                atom 19759
                  main group element atom 19653
                    p-block element atom 19653
                      carbon group element atom 19569
                        carbon atom 19559
                          organic molecular entity 19559
                            organic group 18593
                              organic divalent group 18584
                                organodiyl group 18584
                                  carbonyl group 18499
                                    carbonyl compound 18499
                                      carboxylic acid 18151
                                        aromatic carboxylic acid 11266
                                          benzoic acids 11237
                                            methoxybenzoic acid 17
                                              O-methylsalicylic acid 1
                                                cyprosulfamide 0
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