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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:methyl formate
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Accession:CHEBI:77699 term browser browse the term
Definition:A formate ester resulting from the formal condensation of formic acid with methanol. A low-boiling (31.5 degreeC) colourless, flammable liquid, it has been used as a fumigant and larvicide for tobacco and food crops.
Synonyms:related_synonym: Formula=C2H4O2;   HCO2CH3;   HCOOCH3;   InChI=1S/C2H4O2/c1-4-2-3/h2H,1H3;   InChIKey=TZIHFWKZFHZASV-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   Methylformiat;   R-611;   SMILES=COC=O;   formiate de methyle;   formic acid methyl ester;   methanoic acid methyl ester;   methyl methanoate
 xref: CAS:107-31-3;   PMID:21969072;   PMID:23268565;   Reaxys:1734623

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  CHEBI ontology 19792
    role 19738
      application 19385
        refrigerant 17443
          methyl formate 0
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    subatomic particle 19788
      composite particle 19788
        hadron 19788
          baryon 19788
            nucleon 19788
              atomic nucleus 19788
                atom 19788
                  main group element atom 19675
                    p-block element atom 19675
                      carbon group element atom 19571
                        carbon atom 19560
                          organic molecular entity 19560
                            organic group 18508
                              organic divalent group 18501
                                organodiyl group 18501
                                  carbonyl group 18404
                                    carbonyl compound 18404
                                      carboxylic acid 18079
                                        monocarboxylic acid 17425
                                          formic acid 7881
                                            formate ester 0
                                              methyl formate 0
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