CHEBI:78317 - civetone

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ChEBI Name civetone
Definition A macrocycle that is cycloheptadecanone with an unsaturation at position 9 (the 9Z-stereoisomer). It has been found in African Civets.
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Formula C17H30O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 250.41950
Monoisotopic Mass 250.22967
InChI InChI=1S/C17H30O/c18-17-15-13-11-9-7-5-3-1-2-4-6-8-10-12-14-16-17/h1-2H,3-16H2/b2-1-
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): pheromone
A semiochemical used in olfactory communication between organisms of the same species eliciting a change in sexual or social behaviour.
animal metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in animals that include diverse creatures from sponges, insects to mammals.
Application(s): fragrance
A substance, extract, or preparation for diffusing or imparting an agreeable or attractive smell.
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Outgoing civetone (CHEBI:78317) has role animal metabolite (CHEBI:75767)
civetone (CHEBI:78317) has role fragrance (CHEBI:48318)
civetone (CHEBI:78317) has role pheromone (CHEBI:26013)
civetone (CHEBI:78317) is a cyclic ketone (CHEBI:3992)
civetone (CHEBI:78317) is a macrocycle (CHEBI:51026)
Synonym Source
cis-civetone ChemIDplus
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1954923 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
542-46-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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07 May 2014