Terpinen-4-ol

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Terpinen-4-ol
Terpinen-4-ol.svg
Identifiers
CAS number 562-74-3 YesY
PubChem 11230
ChemSpider 10756 YesY
UNII L65MV77ZG6 YesY
MeSH terpinenol-4
ChEMBL CHEMBL507795 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C10H18O
Molar mass 154.25 g mol−1
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

Terpinen-4-ol is a terpene with a molecular weight of 154.249.

It is considered the primary active ingredient of tea tree oil.[1] It is also the compound of highest concentration in the essential oil of nutmeg.[citation needed]

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Synthesis

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammer, K. A.; Carson, C. F.; Riley, T. V. (2012). "Effects of Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree) Essential Oil and the Major Monoterpene Component Terpinen-4-ol on the Development of Single- and Multistep Antibiotic Resistance and Antimicrobial Susceptibility". Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 56 (2): 909–915. doi:10.1128/AAC.05741-11. PMC 3264233. PMID 22083482.