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A salt or ester of anthranilic acid.
- ‘In 1990, Pellmyr and his colleagues reported that fritillary butterflies seek the scent of only one form, probably because of its irresistible methyl anthranilate and isoeugenol.’
- ‘Likewise, food manufacturers no longer have to use natural grape to flavor a juice or dessert - they need only to add some artificial methyl anthranilate to achieve the same effect at much less expense.’
- ‘The blue fluorescence of trp1-100 results from the accumulation of anthranilate in a sugar-conjugated form, particularly in the cotyledons of seedlings.’
- ‘Experiments carried out by wildlife specialists used methyl anthranilate.’
- ‘A compound known as methyl anthranilate, derived from Concord grapes and used as a sweetener in grape Kool-Aid, makes grass unpalatable’
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