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Benzoic acid, methyl ester

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Reaction thermochemistry data

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Data compiled by: Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein

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Individual Reactions

1-(Dimethoxy-phenylmethyl)-1H-imidazole + Water = 1H-Imidazole + Methyl Alcohol + Benzoic acid, methyl ester

By formula: C12H14N2O2 + H2O = C3H4N2 + CH4O + C8H8O2

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-55.48 ± 0.71kJ/molCmGuthrie and Pike, 1987liquid phase; Heat of hydrolysis

Water + Benzoic acid, methyl ester = Benzoic acid + Methyl Alcohol

By formula: H2O + C8H8O2 = C7H6O2 + CH4O

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-73.0 ± 1.9kJ/molEqkGuthrie and Cullimore, 1980liquid phase

Benzene, (trimethoxymethyl)- + Water = 2Methyl Alcohol + Benzoic acid, methyl ester

By formula: C10H14O3 + H2O = 2CH4O + C8H8O2

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-17.3 ± 0.4kJ/molEqkGuthrie and Cullimore, 1980liquid phase

References

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Guthrie and Pike, 1987
Guthrie, J.P.; Pike, D.C., Hydration of acylimidazoles: tetrahedral intermediates in acylimidazole hydrolysis and nucleophilic attack by imidazole on esters. The question of concerted mechanisms for acyl transfers, Can. J. Chem., 1987, 65, 1951-1969. [all data]

Guthrie and Cullimore, 1980
Guthrie, J.P.; Cullimore, P.A., Effect of the acyl substituent on the equilibrium constant for hydration of esters, Can. J. Chem., 1980, 58, 1281-1294. [all data]


Notes

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