Isoeugenol

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Isoeugenol
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Names
IUPAC names
2-methoxy-4-(prop-1-en-1-yl)phenol
(trans isomer shown)
Other names
4-hydroxy-3-methoxy-1-propenylbenzene
2-methoxy-4-propenylphenol
4-propenylguaiacol
Identifiers
ATCvet code QN01AX94
CAS number 97-54-1
ChEBI CHEBI:18224
ChEMBL ChEMBL445206
ChemSpider 21106129 (trans)
EC number 202-590-7
Jmol-3D images Image

(trans)

KEGG C10469
PubChem 7338
UNII 5M0MWY797U
Properties
C10H12O2
Molar mass 164.201
Appearance oily liquid
Density 1.080
Melting point −10 °C (14 °F; 263 K)
Boiling point 266 °C (511 °F; 539 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Isoeugenol is a phenylpropene, a propenyl-substituted guaiacol. A phenylpropanoid, it occurs in the essential oils of plants such as ylang-ylang (Cananga odorata). It can be synthesized from eugenol and had been used in the manufacture of vanillin. It may occur as either the cis (Z) or trans (E) isomer. Trans (E) isoeugenol is crystalline while cis (Z) isoeugenol is a liquid.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  • The Merck Index, 12th edition, Merck & Co, Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, USA, 1996.