farnesol

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farnesol

[′fär·nə‚sȯl]
(biochemistry)
C15H25OH A colorless liquid extracted from oils of plants such as citronella, neroli, cyclamen, and tuberose; it has a delicate floral odor, and is an intermediate step in the biological synthesis of cholesterol from mevalonic acid in vertebrates; used in perfumery.