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(organic chemistry)
C11H16O A liquid ketone found in jasmine oil and other essential oils from plants.



an odiferous substance that produces the smell of jasmine; a colorless liquid. Boiling point, 135°C (at 12 mm of mercury).

Jasmone is isolated from the oil of the jasmine flower. Because of the unavailability of jasmone (I), its analogue (II), conventionally called dihydrojasmone, is used in the perfume industry.

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