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Safrole MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Safrole
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.559.389.012.500
D03.383.246.118.750
D03.633.100.115.750
Unique ID
D012451
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012451
Scope Note
A member of the BENZODIOXOLES that is a constituent of several VOLATILE OILS, notably SASSAFRAS oil. It is a precursor in the synthesis of the insecticide PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE and the drug N-methyl-3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDMA).
Entry Term(s)
4-Allyl-1,2-methylenedioxybenzene
Safrol
Shikimol
Registry Number
RSB34337V9
Related Numbers
94-59-7
CAS Type 1 Name
1,3-Benzodioxole, 5-(2-propenyl)-
Previous Indexing
Allyl Compounds (1972-1974)
Dioxoles (1969-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under DIOXOLES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under DIOXOLES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2019/07/05
Safrole Preferred
Shikimol Related
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