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  • n. A macrocyclic ketone (R)-3-methylcyclopentadecanone that is the main constituent of the odour of musk

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Examples

  • Psychological effects of musky compounds: comparison of androstadienone with androstenol and muscone.

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  • Reading the formula aldehydes, civet, muscone you would be forgiven for thinking that it's something along the lines of the Dallas exclusive, Aldehyde 44.

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  • Andrea Lupo, a perfumer at Takasago, put l-muscone in the perfume Intimately Night for David and Victoria Beckham and Coty, their licensee.

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  • A musk, l-muscone has been known for years, but no one could come up with a way to make it economically until Takasago did.

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  • One recent successful Takasago captive is l-muscone.

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  • But by far the most important fruits collected in the perfumery garden were the elucidations of the structures of the naturally occurring musk perfumes, civetone and muscone.

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  • He discovered that the molecule of muscone as well as that of civetone contains one single ring of carbon atoms, the number of which was considerably larger than that in all hitherto known cyclic molecules, larger even than had been considered possible.

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  • When studying the natural odorants occurring in musk and civet, muscone and civetone, little known until then, Ruzicka obtained fundamentally new and surprising results during the years

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  • Garcia S, Hayreh D, McClintock MK (2002) Psychological effects of musky compounds: comparison of androstadienone with androstenol and muscone.

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  • When studying the natural odorants occurring in musk and civet, muscone and civetone, little known until then, Ruzicka obtained fundamentally new and surprising results during the years 1924-1926.

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