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Chemical name: β-Caryophyllene
Synonyms: (1R,4E,9S)-4,11,11-Trimethyl-8-methylenebicyclo[7.2.0]undec-4-ene; (-)-(E)-Caryophyllene; (-)-Caryophyllene; (-)-E-Caryophyllene; (-)-trans-Caryophyllene; (-)-β-Caryophyllene; (E)-Caryophyllene; Caryophyllene; Caryophyllene B; NSC 11906; l-Caryophyllene; trans-Caryophyllene; trans-β-Caryophyllene; β-Caryophyllen; (-)-β-Caryophyllene;
CAS Number: 87-44-5
Alternate CAS #: NA
Molecular form.: C₁₅H₂₄
Appearance: Clear Colourless Oil
Melting Point: N/A
Mol. Weight: 204.35
Storage: Amber Vial, -20˚C Freezer, Under Inert Atmosphere
Solubility: Chloroform (Slightly), Methanol (Slightly)
Stability: No Data Available
Category: Chiral Reagents, Pharmaceuticals, Intermediates & Fine Chemicals
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: β-Caryophyllene is notable for having a cyclobutane ring, a rarity in nature. β-Caryophyllene is one of the chemical compounds that contributes to the spiciness of black pepper. β-Caryophyllene was shown to selectively bind to the cannabinoid receptor type-2 (CB2) and to exert significant cannabimimetic antiinflammatory effects in mice.

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