Synonyms: "1-methyl-7-isopropylphenanthrene", "7-isopropyl-1-methylphenanthrene", "1-methyl-7-(1-methylethyl)phenanthrene", "1-methyl-7-propan-2-ylphenanthrene", "7-isopropyl-1-methylphenanthren", "7-Isopropyl-1-methyl-phenanthrene".
Source: Retene is found in sediments and as a product in the smoke from wood combustion.
IUPAC Name: 1-methyl-7-propan-2-ylphenanthrene
CAS Number: 483-65-8
PubChem ID: 10222
Canonical SMILES: CC1=CC=CC2=C1C=CC3=C2C=CC(=C3)C(C)C
Molecular Formula: C18H18
Molecular Weight: 234.342
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 18
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