Molecule of the Week
March 14, 2005
Tequila, made from distilled fermented agave cactus juice, contains more than 60 scent compounds, including woody, fruity-smelling β-damascenone. While you're at the National Meeting in San Diego, be sure and see the agave plants in Balboa Park's Desert Garden.
- Get more information on this molecule from CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service)