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CAS Number 2883-98-9
Linear Formula (CH3O)3C6H2CH=CHCH3
Molecular Weight 208.25
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|gas chromatography (GC): suitable|
It was used as standard in synthesis of five isomers of α-Asarone to compare the better deterrent using HPLC analysis.
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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.