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Ester intermediate

Esters are organic compounds formed by the reaction of an organic acid with an alcohol. They are recognized by their pleasant, often fruity, aromas and are found in many natural and artificial flavors and fragrances. Esters are used as solvents, flavoring agents, and fragrances in various products, including perfumes, food, and pharmaceuticals. They also have applications in the synthesis of polymers and resins.




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