methoxyacetic acid

Synonyms: "2-methoxyacetic acid", "methoxyethanoic acid"

Source: methoxyacetic acid can be used in organic synthesis and biochemical research. It can also be used for resin and paint solvents, and it is the major metabolite of ethylene glycol monomethyl ether.


IUPAC Name: 2-methoxyacetic acid
CAS Number: 625-45-6
PubChem ID: 12251
Canonical SMILES: COCC(=O)O

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C3H6O3
Molecular Weight: 90,0779

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 1
Number of bond acceptors: 3
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 6


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Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor
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Allenby G, Foster PM, Sharpe RM. 1991. Evaluation of changes in the secretion of immunoactive inhibin by adult rat seminiferous tubules in vitro as an indicator of early toxicant action on spermatogenesis. Fundam Appl Toxicol 16(4):710-724.

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