(±)-Menthol CAS: 89-78-1
MF: C10H20O
MW: 156.27
A chemical which triggers cold-sensitive TRPM8 receptors in the skin neurons in vitro.

(±)-Menthol (CAS 89-78-1)

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Alternate Names: 2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanol; Hexahydrothymol
Application: (±)-Menthol is a chemical which triggers cold-sensitive TRPM8 receptors in the skin neurons in vitro
CAS Number: 89-78-1
Molecular Weight: 156.27
Molecular Formula: C10H20O
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
* Refer to Certificate of Analysis for lot specific data (including water content).

(±)-Menthol triggers cold-sensitive TRPM8 receptors in the skin neurons in vitro. The (−)-Menthol form exists naturally in nature, primarily found in fruit extracts or spearmint extracts. This racemic mixture could theoretically be created by the hydrogenation of the monoterpene pulegone.

Physical State :
Solid
Solubility :
Soluble in water (partly), and alcohol.
Storage :
Store at room temperature
Melting Point :
34-36° C (lit.)
Boiling Point :
216° C (lit.)
Density :
0.89 g/cm3 at 25° C (lit.)
Refractive Index :
n20D 1.46
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
WGK Germany :
2
RTECS :
OT0350000
PubChem CID :
1254
Merck Index :
14: 5837
MDL Number :
MFCD00001484
EC Number :
201-939-0
Beilstein Registry :
3194263

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Date published: 2019-01-06
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