Valencene (These are juice oranges!)

Valencene is a citrus odorant found in the Valencia orange, hence its name:


It is a terpene, a motif that's ubiquitous in natural products.


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MMmmmm I love when you post on smelly compounds. I should have been a perfumer, or, whatever you call someone who mixes smelly stuff.

By Vince Noir (not verified) on 15 Nov 2007 #permalink