cymene


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any of three isotopes of a colorless aromatic liquid hydrocarbon occurring in the volatile oil of cumin and thyme and used in the manufacture of synthetic resins

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Combinations of carvacrol, cymene, thymol, cuminaldehyde, cinnamaldehyde and carvone did not work well together, except for the combination of cymene and carvacrol.
Natural antimicrobial compounds include chitosan, nisin, bacteriocins and several plant essential oils or their components, including oregano, sage, mint, dictamus, thymol, carvacrol, carvone, cuminaldehyde, cinnamaldehyde and cymene.
The compounds studied included limonene, cymene, menthone, 4-ethyl-benzaldehyde, L-carvone and benzaldehyde.
Cymene (methylisopropylbenzene) production is commercially carried out by alkylation of toluene with propene.