- 4 - [ (E )-3- hydroxyprop -1-enyl ]-2- methoxyphenol
- 4-hydroxy- 3-methoxy- cinnamyl
73-74 ° C
163-165 ° C (400 Pa)
Slightly soluble in diethyl ether, soluble in ethanol, sparingly water ( 16.5 g · l-1 at 25 ° C)
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Coniferyl alcohol is a phenylpropanoid and the aglycone of Coniferins. It is a component of lignin.
The extraction is carried out by acid hydrolysis of the glucoside coniferin or by the enzyme emulsin ( a β -glucosidase ).
Coniferyl alcohol is a Stoffwechselintermediat in the biosynthesis of eugenol.