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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 chr13:62,164,080...62,169,770
Ensembl chr13:62,163,932...62,172,188
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    role 20024
      application 19760
        food additive 15241
          flavouring agent 4153
            O-methylsalicylic acid 1
              cyprosulfamide 0
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  CHEBI ontology 20072
    subatomic particle 20071
      composite particle 20071
        hadron 20071
          baryon 20071
            nucleon 20071
              atomic nucleus 20071
                atom 20071
                  main group element atom 19971
                    p-block element atom 19971
                      carbon group element atom 19894
                        carbon atom 19887
                          organic molecular entity 19887
                            organic group 18965
                              organic divalent group 18951
                                organodiyl group 18951
                                  carbonyl group 18903
                                    carbonyl compound 18903
                                      carboxylic acid 18601
                                        aromatic carboxylic acid 11816
                                          benzoic acids 11791
                                            methoxybenzoic acid 22
                                              O-methylsalicylic acid 1
                                                cyprosulfamide 0
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