Methyl dihydrojasmonate

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Methyl dihydrojasmonate
Methyl dihydrojasmonate Structural Formula V1.svg
Names
IUPAC name
Methyl 2-(3-oxo-2-pentylcyclopentyl)acetate
Systematic IUPAC name
Methyl 2-(3-oxo-2-pentylcyclopentyl)ethanoate
Other names
Hedione
Kharismal
Cepionate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ECHA InfoCard 100.042.254
Properties
C13H22O3
Molar mass 226.316 g·mol−1
Appearance Clear to pale yellow oily liquid
Boiling point 307.8 °C (586.0 °F; 581.0 K)
Hazards
Main hazards Flammable
Flash point 113 °C (235 °F; 386 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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Methyl dihydrojasmonate is an aroma compound, that smells similar to jasmine. In racemic mixtures the odor is floral and citrus while epimerized mixtures exhibit a dense fatty floral odor with odor recognition thresholds of 15 parts per billion.[1]

The compound is also known as hedione. Its boiling point is 110°C at 0.2 mmHg and it has an refractive Index: 1.45800 to 1.46200 (20.00°C).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Leffingwell, John C. (2001), The Methyl dihydrojasmonates, Leffingwell & Associates