Nerolidol

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Nerolidol
Nerolidol
Chemical name 3,7,11-trimethyl1,6,10-dodecatrien-3-ol
Chemical formula C15H26O
Molecular mass 222.37 g/mol
CAS number cis: [3790-78-1]
trans:[40716-66-3]
Density 0.872 g/cm3
Melting point ? °C
Boiling point 122 °C at 3 mmHg
SMILES CC(C)=CCCC(C)=CCCC(C)(O)C=C
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Nerolidol, also known as peruviol, is a naturally occurring sesquiterpene found in the essential oils of many types of plants and flowers. There are two isomers of nerolidol, cis and trans, which differ in the geometry about the central double bond. Nerolidol is present in neroli, ginger, jasmine, lavender, tea tree and lemon grass. The aroma of nerolidol is woody and reminiscent of fresh bark. It is used as a flavoring agent and in perfumery. It is also currently under testing as a skin penetration enhancer for the transdermal delivery of therapeutic drugs

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