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|Molar mass||136.23 g/mol|
|Density||0.844 g/mL at 20 °C g/cm3|
|Boiling point||163-164 °C|
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Sabinene is a natural bicyclic monoterpene with the molecular formula C10H16. It is isolated from the essential oils of a variety of plants including holm oak (Quercus ilex) and Norway spruce (Picea abies). It has a strained ring system with cyclopentane ring fused to a cyclopropane ring.
Sabinene is one of the chemical compounds that contributes to the spiciness of black pepper and is a major constituent of carrot seed oil. It also occurs in tea tree oil at a low concentration. It is also present in the essential oil obtained from nutmeg.
- Thujene, a double bond isomer of sabinene
- Beilstein. 5, IV, 451
- Shulgin, A. T.; Sargent, T.; Naranjo, C. (1967). "The Chemistry and Psychopharmacology of Nutmeg and of Several Related Phenylisopropylamines" (pdf). Psychopharmacology Bulletin 4 (3): 13. PMID 5615546.
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