CHEBI:38265 - carvone

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ChEBI Name carvone
Definition A p-menthane monoterpenoid that consists of cyclohex-2-enone having methyl and isopropenyl substituents at positions 2 and 5, respectively.
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Formula C10H14O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 150.21756
InChI InChI=1S/C10H14O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)10(11)6-9/h4,9H,1,5-6H2,2-3H3
ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing carvone (CHEBI:38265) is a carvones (CHEBI:23048)
Incoming (−)-carvone (CHEBI:15400) is a carvone (CHEBI:38265)
(+)-carvone (CHEBI:15399) is a carvone (CHEBI:38265)
Synonyms Sources
1-carvone ChEBI
2-methyl-5-(1-methyl-1-ethenyl)-2-cyclohexen-1-one ChEBI
2-methyl-5-(1-methylethenyl)-2-cyclohexen-1-one ChEBI
2-methyl-5-(prop-1-en-2-yl)cyclohex-2-enone ChEBI
2-methyl-5-isopropenyl-2-cyclohexenone NIST Chemistry WebBook
5-isopropenyl-2-methylcyclohex-2-en-1-one ChEBI
carvol ChEBI
Carvon ChEBI
carvone ChemIDplus
Karvon ChemIDplus
p-mentha-6,8-dien-2-one ChemIDplus
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
102300 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
1364206 Beilstein Registry Number ChemIDplus
1364206 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
99-49-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
99-49-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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Last Modified
04 November 2011
General Comment
2011-03-09 Found naturally in many essential oils, it is most abundant in the oils from seeds of caraway (Carum carvi) and dill. The sharply different tastes and smells of its two enantiomers make it useful as an organic chemistry teaching tool and in the food industry.