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Sigma-Aldrich

(−)-trans-Caryophyllene

≥98.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC)

Synonym(s):
β-Caryophyllene, trans-(1R,9S)-8-Methylene-4,11,11-trimethylbicyclo[7.2.0]undec-4-ene
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C15H24
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
204.35
Beilstein:
2044564
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

≥98.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC)

optical activity

[α]20/D −10±1°, neat

refractive index

n20/D 1.499

bp

262-264 °C (lit.)

density

0.902 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

[H][C@@]12CC\C(C)=C\CCC(=C)[C@H]1CC2(C)C

InChI

1S/C15H24/c1-11-6-5-7-12(2)13-10-15(3,4)14(13)9-8-11/h6,13-14H,2,5,7-10H2,1,3-4H3/b11-6+/t13-,14-/m1/s1

InChI key

NPNUFJAVOOONJE-GFUGXAQUSA-N

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General description

(-)-trans-Caryophyllene, a sesquiterpene, is the major constituent in the essential oil of Mentha longifolia and Commiphora gileadensis. It shows anti-inflammatory, local anaesthetic and antifungal properties. (-)-trans-Caryophyllene also shows potent cytotoxic activity.

Packaging

1, 5, 25 mL in glass bottle

Pictograms

Health hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Asp. Tox. 1

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

204.8 °F

Flash Point(C)

96 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Fabienne Hilgers et al.
Microorganisms, 9(1) (2021-01-21)
Terpenoids constitute one of the largest and most diverse groups within the class of secondary metabolites, comprising over 80,000 compounds. They not only exhibit important functions in plant physiology but also have commercial potential in the biotechnological, pharmaceutical, and agricultural...
?-Caryophyllene, a compound isolated from the biblical balm of gilead (Commiphora gileadensis), is a selective apoptosis inducer for tumor cell lines.
Amiel E, et al.
Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : ECAM, 2012 (2012)
Seasonal Variation in Content and Chemical Composition of Essential Oils from Leaves of Mentha longifolia Huds.(Lamiaceae).
Niksic H, et al.
Bulletin of the Chemists and Technologists of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2014, 29-34 null
Glandular trichome-derived sesquiterpenes of wild tomato accessions (Solanum habrochaites) affect aphid performance and feeding behavior.
Wang, et al.
Phytochemistry, 180, 112532-112532 (2020)
Pablinny Moreira Galdino et al.
Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry, 38(2), 276-284 (2012-05-01)
Spiranthera odoratissima A. St. Hil. (manacá) is used in folk medicine to treat renal and hepatic diseases, stomachache, headaches and rheumatism. A central nervous system (CNS) depressant effect of the hexane fraction from the ethanolic extract of this plant has...

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