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Civetone

Definition of the noun Civetone

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noun

  1. [organic compound] The unsaturated macrocyclic ketone 1-cycloheptadec-9-enone that is a pheromone produced by the civet cat, and is used to add a musky tone to perfumes

Explanation

Civetone is a macrocyclic ketone and the main odorous constituent of civet. It is a pheromone sourced from the African Civet. It has a strong musky odor that becomes pleasant at extreme dilutions. Civetone is closely related to muscone, the principal odoriferous compound found in musk. Today, civetone can be synthesized from precursor chemicals found in palm oil.

  • also known as 灵猫酮

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Google previewChemistry For Changing Times (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Civetone is a cyclic ketone and one of the oldest perfume ingredients known. It is a pheromone sourced from the African Civet.

Google previewFundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Civetone is a cyclic ketone and one of the oldest perfume ingredients known.

Google previewThe Uniqueness of Biological Materials (2013)

International Series of Monographs in Pure and Applied Biology: Zoology by A. E. Needham

It will be noticed that civetone is an enoic ketone, and that some of the insect poisons are enoic aldehydes.

Google previewOrganic Chemistry (2016)

Chemistry, Organic chemistry by CTI Reviews

Civetone: Civetone is a cyclic ketone and one of the oldest perfume ingredients known.

Google previewReactions and Reagents

The dicarboxylic acid was shown to be identical with the synthetic specimen of pentadecane1, lS-dicarboxylic acid which indicates that the dihydrocivetone and hence civetone is a seventeen membered ring compound ...

Google previewChemistry in Focus , A Molecular View of Our World (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Civetone is a cyclic ketone and one of the oldest perfume ingredients known. It is a pheromone sourced from the African Civet. It has a strong musky odor that becomes pleasant at extreme dilutions. Muscone is an organic compound that is the ...

Google previewSexual Death

by Swami Ram Charran

Civet, Civetone Civetone is an oily, yellow secretion from the sexual glands of the ferocious and untamable civet cat (Viverra civetta), which is used as a fixative in many of the more heavy, sweet, and erotic perfumes. Undiluted, this substance ...

Google previewOrganic Chemistry, Enhanced Edition (2016)

Chemistry, Organic chemistry by CTI Reviews

Civetone is a cyclic ketone and one of the oldest perfume ingredients known. It is a pheromone sourced from the African Civet.

Google previewFundamentals of General Chemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Civetone is a cyclic ketone and one of the oldest perfume ingredients known. It is a pheromone sourced from the African Civet. It has a strong musky odor that becomes pleasant at extreme dilutions. Paraformaldehyde is the smallest ...

Google previewFine Chemicals through Heterogeneous Catalysis (2008)

by R. A. Sheldon, Herman van Bekkum

An early example is the proposed route to civetone by metathesis of methyl oleate followed by cyclocondensation (Eqs. l1a,b). Civetone is a seventeen- membered unsaturated macrocyclic ketone (cis-9-cycloheptadecen-1-one) identical with ...

Google previewAromatic Organic Chemistry (2006)

by Amit Arora

Hence, civetone is a seventeen-membered ring containing a keto ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

Regulatory citations CYCLOHEPTADECA-9-EN-l-ONE Synonyms Civetone; cw-Civetone; Cycloheptadeca-9-en-l-one; 9-Cycloheptadecen-l-one; 9-Cycloheptadecen-l-one , ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs (2013)

Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling

Constituents The main effective substance in civet musk is the cyclical ketone civetone (C17H30O), which works as a pheromone on women (Seth et ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Chemoetymology (2006)

The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning

- and -ol civetone C17H30O, ...

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed

Contains civetone (9ciscycloheptadecenone) as its major aromatic principle; others include butyric acid, skatole, cycloheptadecanone ...

Google previewScience and Technology Encyclopedia (2000)

by The University of Chicago Press, Leszek Kołakowski

civetone Chemical compound smelling strongly of musk, obtained from the perianal glands of civets and used in perfumery. Chemically it is a KETONE, containing the group -CO. civil engineering ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

civetone Biochemistry.

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Civetone Meaning

Video shows what civetone means. The unsaturated macrocyclic ketone 1-cycloheptadec-9-enone that is a pheromone produced by the civet cat, and is used to ...

Scrabble value of C3I1V4E1T1O1N1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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