Geranic acid

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Not to be confused with Germanic acid.
Geranic acid
Skeletal formula of geranic acid
Ball-and-stick model of the geranic acid molecule
Names
IUPAC name
(2E)-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadienoic acid
Other names
Geranic acid
Identifiers
459-80-3 N
ChEBI CHEBI:67264 N
ChEMBL ChEMBL170190 YesY
ChemSpider 4439624 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 5275520
Properties
C10H16O2
Molar mass 168.24 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 otherwise noted, 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