alpha-farnesene

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α-far·ne·sene

(far'nĕ-sēn),
A straight open-chain hydrocarbon built up of three isoprene units; one of the four isomeric forms occurs in the natural coating of apples.
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Major volatiles of the flower were linalool (RT = 35.74%), a-farnesene (11.43%), trans-b-ocimene (10.17%) and z-3-hexenyl tiglate (9.68%), in which their total RT values accounted to 67.02% of the all volatiles.
Of them, five major volatile compounds of flower, linalool, a-farnesene, trans-b-ocimene, z-3hexenyl tiglate and methyl tiglate, were also found in culture of the ZZB08.