MetaCyc Compound Class: an ester

an ester compound structure

Child Classes: a 3-(3-hydroxyalkanoyloxy)alkanoate (0), a carboxylic ester (27), a cholesterol ester (1), a coniferyl ester (1), a glyceride (77), a lactone (127), a long-chain ester (0), a poly[(R)-3-hydroxyalkanoate] (0), a retinyl ester (2), a short-chain-alcohol—long-chain fatty acid ester (1), a steryl-ester (2), a thioester (387), a wax ester (66), an acetic ester (1), an ester of aromatic amino acids (0), an ester of hydrophobic-amino acids (0), an O-acyl-L-carnitine (2), poly-3-hydroxyoctanoate (0)

4,4'-diapolycopenedioate glycosyl diester,
butyl acetate,
geranyl acetate,
methyl pyruvate

SMILES: C([R1])(O[R2])=O


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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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