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IUPAC NameCommon NameHint
1-phenyl-2-aminopropaneCan be a reactional drug
1,2-dihydroxyethyl]-3,4-dihydroxyfuran-2(5H)-oneA favorite of Linus Pauling
8-Methyl-N-vanillyl-trans-6-nonenamideMakes peppers hot
2,3-dihydroxybutanedioic acidCommonly found in wine
N,N-Diethyl-m-toluamideCommonly found in insect repellent
1,3,7-trimethyl- 1H-purine- 2,6(3H,7H)-dioneCoffee, anyone?
2-acetoxybenzoic acidYou might take it for a headache
ethyl-p-aminobenzoateLocal anesthetic
methanalFamous embalming agent

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Created Jul 16, 2010SourceReportNominate
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