3-Mercapto-3-methylbutan-1-ol

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IUPACName=3-Mercapto-3-methylbutan-1-ol
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CASNo=34300-94-2
PubChem=520682
SMILES=CC(C)(CCO)S

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Formula=C5H12OS
MolarMass=120.21 g/mol
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Density=0.985 g/mL at 20 °C
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3-Mercapto-3-methylbutan-1-ol, abbreviated as MMB, is a thiol and an alcohol. MMB is a degradation product of felinine in cat urine and is a putative cat pheromone.cite journal
author = M. Miyazaki, T. Yamashita, Y. Suzuki, Y. Saito, S. Soeta, H. Taira, and A. Suzuki
year = 2006
month = October
title = A major urinary protein of the domestic cat regulates the production of felinine, a putative pheromone precursor
journal = Chem. Biol.
volume = 13
issue = 10
pages = 1071–1079
pmid = 17052611
doi = 10.1016/j.chembiol.2006.08.013
format = pdf
] MMB was also found in Sauvignon blanc wines together with the related compounds 4-mercapto-4-methylpentan-2-ol and 3-mercaptohexan-1-ol.cite journal
author = T. Tominaga, A. Furrer, R. Henry, D. Dubourdieu
date = 4
year = 1998
month = December
title = Identification of new volatile thiols in the aroma of Vitis vinifera L. var. Sauvignon blanc wines
journal = Flavour and Fragrance Journal
volume = 13
issue = 3
pages = 159–162
pmid = 17052611
doi = 10.1002/(SICI)1099-1026(199805/06)13:3<159::AID-FFJ709>3.0.CO;2-7
url = http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/abstract/4032/ABSTRACT?CRETRY=1&SRETRY=0
format = pdf
doilabel = 10.1002/(SICI)1099-1026(199805/06)13:3159::AID-FFJ7093.0.CO;2-7
]

See also

* Cat pheromone

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