poppy

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reagents that smell like food

  • tert-butyldimethylsilyl chloride (TBDMS-Cl): beets
  • the contaminated TBDMS-Cl in our fridge: feta cheese
  • benzaldehyde: marzipan
  • 4-anisaldehyde: almonds, canned cherries
  • some ylide i've used: REALLY fucking intense butterscotch
  • my target molecule: rum and caramel -- candied apple?

solvent smell log (please don't huff solvents)

  • ethanol: warm, familiar, soft, amazing 3/3
  • ethyl acetate: smells like canned corn 3/3
  • hexane: like gasoline but cleaner 2/3
  • acetone: not very pleasant but not bad either 2/3
  • toluene: the inside of a tire store 1/3
  • isopropyl alcohol: hospital smell 1/3
  • methanol: it's like ethanol but bad :( 1/3
  • diethyl ether: sleepy uwu 1/3
  • dichloromethane: very chemical, an empty sweetness 1/3
  • dimethylformamide: fishy 0/3
  • triethylamine: pungent caustic urine-fish odor 0/3

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