ethyl formate


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eth·yl for·mate

a volatile, flammable liquid used as a fumigant, agricultural larvicide, and fungicide; also used as a flavoring agent.

eth·yl for·mate

(ethil fōrmāt)
Volatile, flammable liquid used as a fumigant and flavoring agent.
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There has been a spike in people taking something called ethyl formate.
However, in their search for amino acids, the scientists stumbled onto a substance called ethyl formate.
According to a report in the Guardian, astronomers searching for the building blocks of life in a giant dust cloud at the heart of the Milky Way have concluded that it contains the chemical ethyl formate, which gives raspberries their flavour and smells of rum.
Glycerol, diethanol-amine, and ethyl formate (analytical grade) were purchased from Tianjin Chemical Reagent Ltd.
They have discovered two of the most complex carbon-rich molecules ever found in interstellar space, including a substance called ethyl formate, the chemical responsible for the flavour of the fruit.
In the presence of carbonyl containing molecules such as ethyl formate and methyl pyruvate, the Laval group has isolated and observed multiple hydrogen bonds between the two adsorbed species in which the aromatic C-H bonds act as hydrogen bond donors.
Berlin, April 21 (ANI): Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn, Germany, Cornell University, USA, and the University of Cologne, Germany, have detected two of the most complex molecules yet discovered in interstellar space: ethyl formate and n-propyl cyanide.