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(organic chemistry)
C11H16O A liquid ketone found in jasmine oil and other essential oils from plants.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



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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It is known that linalool exhibits strong floral, fruity, and citrus-like scents [23]; indole has fecal, animal-like, floral odor [24]; jasmone has somewhat fruity, floral, and woody aroma notes [25]; and ionone has woody and floral aroma notes [3, 24] (Supplementary Table 4).
Traces of jasmone (0.1 per cent) improve the oil's quality remarkably.
Other constituents of the oil are phellandrene, [alpha]- and [beta]-pinene, jasmone, pulegone, trans-sabinene hydrate, acetaldehyde, acetic acid, valeric acid, etc.
Chemicals such as Acetyl, Pyrazine, Citroxide, Dihydro Jasmone, Homoforunol and Spiroxide are available in lkg quantities and above.