Geranic acid

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Not to be confused with Germanic acid.
Geranic acid
Skeletal formula
Ball-and-stick model
Identifiers
CAS number 459-80-3 N
PubChem 5275520
ChemSpider 4439624 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:67264 N
ChEMBL CHEMBL170190 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C10H16O2
Molar mass 168.23 g mol−1
Appearance Oily liquid
Density 0.97 g/cm3
Boiling point 249 to 251 °C (480 to 484 °F; 522 to 524 K)
Related compounds
Related acids Nerolic acid, Octanoic acid
Related compounds Geraniol
Geranial
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

Geranic acid, or 3,7-dimethyl-2,6-octadienoic acid, is a pheromone used by some organisms.[1] It is a double bond isomer of nerolic acid.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Geranic acid, pherobase.com