CAS 16423-19-1 | (±) -Geosmin

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Purity: >95%
Catalogue #: DC-001056
CAS #: 16423-19-1
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Molecular Formula:C12H22O

What is Geosmin (CAS 16423-19-1)?

Geosmin is a colorless liquid, member of a large family of Terpenoid oils. It is a fascinating compound responsible for the earthy smell of soil after rain, known as petrichor, and is produced by various microorganisms, including bacteria like Streptomyces and fungi.

Its name is derived from Greek, meaning "earth smell". Geosmin can be detected by the human nose at incredibly low concentrations, highlighting our sensitivity to this compound.

It's found in various environments, from soil to water bodies, and affects the taste of foods and beverages, including fish, vegetables, and water.

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