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Sabinene

Sabinene[1]
Sabinene
Names
IUPAC name
4-methylene-1-(1-methylethyl)bicyclo[3.1.0]hexane
Identifiers
 Y
(±)
[2009-00-9] (+)
[10408-16-9] (–)
ChEBI  Y
ChEMBL  Y
ChemSpider  Y
Jmol-3D images Image
KEGG  Y
PubChem
Properties
C10H16
Molar mass 136.23 g/mol
Density 0.844 g/mL at 20 °C g/cm3
Boiling point 163 to 164 °C (325 to 327 °F; 436 to 437 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
 Y  (: Y/N?)

Sabinene is a natural bicyclic monoterpene with the molecular formula C10H16. It is isolated from the essential oils of a variety of plants including holm oak (Quercus ilex) and Norway spruce (Picea abies). It has a strained ring system with cyclopentane ring fused to a cyclopropane ring.

Sabinene is one of the chemical compounds that contributes to the spiciness of black pepper and is a major constituent of carrot seed oil. It also occurs in tea tree oil at a low concentration. It is also present in the essential oil obtained from nutmeg [2] and Clausena anisata.

See also

  • Thujene, a double bond isomer of sabinene

References

  1. ^ Beilstein. 5, IV, 451
  2. ^ Shulgin, A. T.; Sargent, T.; Naranjo, C. (1967). "The Chemistry and Psychopharmacology of Nutmeg and of Several Related Phenylisopropylamines" (pdf). Psychopharmacology Bulletin 4 (3): 13.  
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