dipentene


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dipentene

[dī′pen‚tēn]
(organic chemistry)
A racemate of limonene.
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Pepper oil is yellow green in color containing aromatic with typical hot smell made up of a compound of caryopylene, dipentene, alpha pinene, piperanol and linonene.
In figure 3 isoprene is the first large peak, dipentene elutes at about 11 minutes, and the trimers, tetramers and pentamers can be seen as bunches of peaks at about 20, 30 and 37 minutes respectively.
As the monocyclic terpene compounds, there are limonene, dipentene (optical isomer of limonene), terpinolene, [alpha]-pinene, [beta]-pinene, terpinene, and menthadiene, and these have been used as raw materials for epoxy resins and curing agents.