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Definition of "farnesol" []

  • A sesquiterpene alcohol that is present in many essential oils and is involved in the biosynthesis of cholesterol (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "farnesol" in a sentence
  • "Johannes asked me what the Lipinski Rule of Five for farnesol is, in reply to the matching XMPP cloud service."
  • "Other floral notes of the green floral category are hyacinth, linden blossom (which, like lily of the valley, is high in its farnesol content), neroli (orange flower essential oil), violet leaf, boronia and freesia."
  • "The heart is powdery and floral but not as indolic as Mimosaique or Une Fleur de Cassie, as the presence of jasmine is tampered by the lightness of farnesol and linalol in lily of the valley and lilac and the melancholy powder of violets."
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