Methyl eugenol

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Methyl eugenol
Skeletal formula of methyl eugenol
Ball-and-stick model of the methyl eugenol molecule
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
1,2-Dimethoxy-4-(prop-2-en-1-yl)benzene
Other names
4-Allyl-1,2-dimethoxybenzene
Allylveratrol
4-Allylveratrol
Eugenol methyl ether
Methyleugenol
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.002.022
EC Number 202-223-0
KEGG
Properties
C11H14O2
Molar mass 178.23 g·mol−1
Density 0.98 g/cm3
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Methyl eugenol (allylveratrol) is a natural chemical compound classified as a phenylpropene, a type of phenylpropanoid. It is the methyl ether of eugenol and is important to insect behavior and pollination.[1] It is found in various essential oils.

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  1. ^ Tan, Keng Hong; Nishida, Ritsuo (2012). "Methyl Eugenol: Its Occurrence, Distribution, and Role in Nature, Especially in Relation to Insect Behavior and Pollination". Journal of Insect Science. 12 (56): 1–60. doi:10.1673/031.012.5601. PMC 3500151. PMID 22963669.