4-Mercapto-4-methyl-2-pentanone

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4-Mercapto-4-methyl-2-pentanone
4-mercapto-4-methyl-2-pentanone.svg
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
4-Methyl-4-sulfanylpentan-2-one
Other names
4-Mercapto-4-methylpentan-2-one; 4-Methyl-4-mercapto-2-pentanone; 4-Sulfanyl-4-methylpentan-2-one; 4-Sulphanyl-4-methylpentan-2-one; 2-Pentanone, 4-mercapto-4-methyl-; 4-Methyl-4-mercaptopentan-2-one; 4-Methyl-4-thiolpentan-2-one; 4-Methyl-4-sulfanyl-2-pentanone
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ECHA InfoCard 100.039.427 Edit this at Wikidata
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C6H12OS/c1-5(7)4-6(2,3)8/h8H,4H2,1-3H3
    Key: QRNZMFDCKKEPSX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • CC(=O)CC(C)(C)S
Properties
C6H12OS
Molar mass 132.22 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

4-Mercapto-4-methyl-2-pentanone is an aroma compound with the chemical formula C6H12OS .[1] It has a tropical flavor. It is found in Sauvignon wines [2] and is a potent odorant of new-world hops.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Institute of Standards and Technology. "4-mercapto-4-methyl-2-pentanone". webbook.nist.gov. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  2. ^ CID 88290 from PubChem
  3. ^ Reglitz, Klaas; Lemke, Nadine; Steinhaus, Martin; Hanke, Stefan (2018). "On the Behavior of the Important Hop Odorant 4-Mercapto-4-methylpentan-2-one (4MMP) during Dry Hopping and during Storage of Dry Hopped Beer". Brewingscience. 71. doi:10.23763/BRSC18-13STEINHAUS.