Eugenin

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Eugenin
Chemical structure of eugenin
Identifiers
CAS number 480-34-2 YesY
PubChem 10189
ChemSpider 9777 N
ChEBI CHEBI:67374 N
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Properties
Molecular formula C11H10O4
Molar mass 206.19 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Eugenin is a chromone derivative, a phenolic compound found in cloves. It is one of the compounds responsible for bitterness in carrots.[1]

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  1. ^ Structural and Sensory Characterization of Compounds Contributing to the Bitter Off-Taste of Carrots (Daucus carota L.) and Carrot Puree. Andreas Czepa and Thomas Hofmann, J. Agric. Food Chem., 2003, 51, pages 3865-3873, doi:10.1021/jf034085+ PMID 12797757
  2. ^ Isolation of 6-hydroxymethyl-eugenin from Chaetomium minutum. D. Hauser and Therese Zardin, Cellular and Molecular,septembre 1972, Volume 28, Number 9, page 1114, doi:10.1007/BF01918708