OBO ID: CHEBI:88514
Term Name: butyl formate Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • butyl formate
  • butyl methanoate
  • FEMA 2916
  • FEMA No. 2196
  • formic acid butyl ester
  • formic acid, butyl ester
  • n-butyl formate
  • n-butyl methanoate
Definition: A formate ester resulting from the formal condensation of formic acid with the hydroxy group of butan-1-ol. Found in apples, strawberries, sherry and Pamesan cheese, it has a fruity, plum-like odour and taste.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available