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259985

Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl 2-methylbenzoate

99%

Synonym(s):
Methyl o-toluate
Linear Formula:
CH3C6H4CO2CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
150.17
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

99%

refractive index

n20/D 1.519 (lit.)

bp

207-208 °C (lit.)

density

1.073 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

COC(=O)c1ccccc1C

InChI

1S/C9H10O2/c1-7-5-3-4-6-8(7)9(10)11-2/h3-6H,1-2H3

InChI key

WVWZECQNFWFVFW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

General description

Efficiency of reduction of methyl 2-methylbenzoate using different heterogeneous systems has been compared.

Application

Methyl 2-methylbenzoate has been used in the preparation of 2-(azidomethyl)benzoic acid.

Packaging

25 g in glass bottle

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

A catalytic stereo-and chemo-selective method for the reduction of substituted aromatics.
Fache F, et al.
Tetrahedron Letters, 36(6), 885-888 (1995)
2-(Azidomethyl) benzoyl as a new protecting group in nucleosides.
Wada T, et al.
Tetrahedron Letters, 42(6), 1069-1072 (2001)
Nicholas R Larson et al.
Journal of medical entomology, 57(1), 187-191 (2019-09-10)
Common bed bug Cimex lectularius (L.) (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) infestations are on the rise and due to the development of pesticide resistance they are becoming more difficult to control, affordably. We evaluated a naturally occurring compound methyl benzoate (MB) and related...
Yan Feng et al.
Scientific reports, 8(1), 7902-7902 (2018-05-23)
Benzyl methyl ester, also known as methyl benzoate (MB), is a volatile organic compound that exists naturally as a floral fragrance in many plants. Our behavioral bioassays show that MB and some of its naturally occurring and synthetic analogs kill...

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