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α-Asarone

analytical standard

Synonym: trans-1,2,4-Trimethoxy-5-(1-propenyl)benzene, trans-1-Propenyl-2,4,5-trimethoxybenzene

  • CAS Number 2883-98-9

  • Linear Formula (CH3O)3C6H2CH=CHCH3

  • Molecular Weight 208.25

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1910606

  •  EC Number 220-743-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00064457

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329749150

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Properties

Related Categories Additional Standards, Alcohols, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Aromatic,
grade   analytical standard
InChI Key   RKFAZBXYICVSKP-AATRIKPKSA-N
assay   ≥97.0% (GC)
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
bp   296 °C(lit.)
mp   57-61 °C(lit.)
  57-61 °C
format   neat

Description

Application

It was used as standard in synthesis of five isomers of α-Asarone to compare the better deterrent using HPLC analysis.

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

General description

Asarones are toxic morphogenetic agents. It is also known for its chemosterlant and oviposition stimulant properties. Naturally it can be extracted from Acorus calamus. α-Asarone is considered as growth inhibitor. This isomer acts as antifeedant with less toxicity.

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Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
DC2975000
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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