technical, mixture of stereo isomers, ≥90% (GC)

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≥90% (GC)

refractive index

n20/D 1.481


0.88 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

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dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

230 °F

Flash Point(C)

110 °C

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J F Rodes et al.
Cytometry, 19(3), 217-225 (1995-03-01)
Farnesylacetone is a natural terpene extracted from androgenic glands of the crustacean Carcinus maenas and is capable of inhibiting proliferation, notably in transformed mammalian cells. Flow cytometry with three lipophilic probes, diphenylhexatriene, trimethylammonium-diphenylhexatriene, and Nile red, has revealed modifications of...
J Dupont et al.
Biology of the cell, 67(2), 141-146 (1989-01-01)
Farnesylacetone (C18 H30 0) is a male hormone extracted from the androgenic gland of crab, Carcinus maenas. Appropriate enzymatic assays, as well as spectrophotometric studies, indicate that micromolar concentrations of farnesylacetone interact with the electron transport pathway of rat liver...
J Berreur-Bonnenfant et al.
General and comparative endocrinology, 54(3), 462-468 (1984-06-01)
Farnesylacetone, a molecule isolated from the androgenic glands of Carcinus maenas, inhibits vitellogenesis in the ovaries. Here the effect of farnesylacetone on protein and RNA synthesis in cultured organs is described. Both leucine and uridine incorporation in ovaries were inhibited...
Ashraf A Khalil et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, 14(10), 3392-3398 (2006-02-07)
It is well established that tobacco smokers have reduced levels of monoamine oxidase activities both in the brain and peripheral organs. Furthermore, extensive evidence suggests that smokers are less prone to develop Parkinson's disease. These facts, plus the observation that...
Catalytic Epoxypolyene Cyclization via Radicals: A Simple Total Synthesis of Sclareol Oxide and its 8Epimer.
Gansauer A, et al.
Synthesis, 2151-2154 (2006)

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