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(+)-Menthofuran

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
(6R)-4,5,6,7-Tetrahydro-3,6-dimethylbenzofuran, (R)-3,6-Dimethyl-4,5,6,7-tetrahydrobenzofuran
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H14O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
150.22
Beilstein:
2729
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

assay

≥99.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC)

optical activity

[α]20/D +100±2°, neat

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.484

bp

204-206 °C (lit.)

density

0.97 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

application(s)

food and beverages

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

C[C@@H]1CCc2c(C)coc2C1

InChI

1S/C10H14O/c1-7-3-4-9-8(2)6-11-10(9)5-7/h6-7H,3-5H2,1-2H3/t7-/m1/s1

InChI key

YGWKXXYGDYYFJU-SSDOTTSWSA-N

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General description

(+)-Menthofuran is a metabolite of pulegone, found in mint plants, which is basically produced from (+)–pulegone by menthofuran synthase enzyme, under certain conditions of stress like low sunlight, limited moisture and nutrient deficiencies.

Application

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

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Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 2 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Council of Europe
Chemically-defined Flavouring Substances (2000)
Rahman-U-A
Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Volume 37, 37 (2012)
(R)-(+)-Menthofuran is a potent, mechanism-based inactivator of human liver cytochrome P450 2A6
Khojasteh - Bakht.CS
Drug Metabolism and Disposition, 26(7), 701-704 (1998)
M Maffei et al.
Phytochemistry, 58(5), 703-707 (2001-10-24)
Peppermint (Mentha piperita L.) essential oil and its main components were assessed for their ability to interfere with plant plasma membrane potentials. Tests were conducted on root segments isolated from etiolated seedlings of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Increasing the concentration
Rigoberto Rios-Estepa et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105(8), 2818-2823 (2008-02-22)
The integration of mathematical modeling and experimental testing is emerging as a powerful approach for improving our understanding of the regulation of metabolic pathways. In this study, we report on the development of a kinetic mathematical model that accurately simulates

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