Agent Name

Jasmonic acid

CAS Number

6894-38-8

Formula

C12-H18-O3

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

3-Oxo-2-(2-pentenyl)cyclopentaneacetic acid; Cyclopentaneacetic acid, 3-oxo-2-(2Z)-2-pentenyl-, (1R,2R)-; [ChemIDplus] (1R,2R)-3-Oxo-2-(2Z)-2-penten-ylcyclopentaneacetic acid; (1S,2S)-3-Oxo-2-(2'-cis-pentenyl)cyclopentan-1-acetate; JA; [Merck Index] (-)-Jasmonic acid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Plant Oils and Extracts

Description

Colorless liquid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

A natural plant growth inhibitor; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Methyl jasmonate."

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