Guaiol

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Guaiol
Guaiol.svg
Names
IUPAC name
2-[(3S,5R,8S)-3,8-Dimethyl-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8-octahydro-5-azulenyl]-2-propanol
Other names
Champacol,
5-Azulenemethanol
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.007.003
Properties
C15H26O
Molar mass 222.37 g·mol−1
Density 0.961 g/mL
Melting point 92 °C (198 °F; 365 K)
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

Guaiol or champacol is an organic compound, a sesquiterpenoid alcohol found in several plants, especially in the oil of guaiacum and cypress pine.[1] It is a crystalline solid that melts at 92 °C.[2] Guaiol is one of many terpenes found in Cannabis.[3]

Reactions[edit]

Guaiol yields a deep purple color when treated with electrophilic bromine reagents.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Merriam-Webster Dictionary.
  2. ^ Wolfram Alpha Guaiol
  3. ^ Hillig, Karl W (2004-10-01). "A chemotaxonomic analysis of terpenoid variation in Cannabis". Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 32 (10): 875–891. doi:10.1016/j.bse.2004.04.004. 
  4. ^ Waddell, TG; Arp, NW; Bodine, KD; Pagni, RM (2002). "The guaiol color reaction". Planta Medica. 68 (10): 949–50. doi:10.1055/s-2002-34931. PMID 12391567.