Molecule of the Week
March 28, 2005
Geraniol, a fragrant, pale yellow alcohol, is one of several compounds produced by the scent glands of honey bees to help them mark nectar-bearing flowers and locate the entrances to their hives. Flowering plants, including geraniums and roses, also produce geraniol.
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