|Preferred IUPAC name
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||138.12 g/mol|
|Melting point||62 to 65 °C (144 to 149 °F; 335 to 338 K)|
|Boiling point||121 to 127 °C (250 to 261 °F; 394 to 400 K) at 5 mmHg|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
|what is ?)(|
Sesamol is a natural organic compound which is a component of sesame seeds and sesame oil. It is a white crystalline solid that is a derivative of phenol. It is sparingly soluble in water, but miscible with most oils. It can be produced by organic synthesis from heliotropine.
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