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Index Actinidine

Actinidine is a pyridine derivative found in the essential oil of valerian (Valeriana officinalis) root and Actinidia polygama (silver vine). [1]

9 relations: Actinidia polygama, Cat pheromone, Catnip, Derivative (chemistry), Essential oil, Nepetalactone, Pheromone, Pyridine, Valerian (herb).

Actinidia polygama

Actinidia polygama (also known as silver vine, cat powder and matatabi) is a nontoxic plant in the Actinidiaceae family.

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Cat pheromone

Cat pheromones are pheromones that are used by cats and other felids for cat communication.

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Nepeta cataria, commonly known as catnip, catswort, and catmint, is a species of the genus Nepeta in the family Lamiaceae, native to southern and eastern Europe, the Middle East, central Asia, and parts of China.

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Derivative (chemistry)

In chemistry, a derivative is a compound that is derived from a similar compound by a chemical reaction.

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Essential oil

An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile (defined as "the tendency of a substance to vaporize") aroma compounds from plants.

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Nepetalactone is an organic compound, first isolated from the plant catnip (Nepeta cataria), which acts as a cat attractant.

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A pheromone (from Ancient Greek φέρω phero "to bear" and hormone, from Ancient Greek ὁρμή "impetus") is a secreted or excreted chemical factor that triggers a social response in members of the same species.

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Pyridine is a basic heterocyclic organic compound with the chemical formula C5H5N.

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Valerian (herb)

Valerian (Valeriana officinalis, Caprifoliaceae) is a perennial flowering plant native to Europe and Asia.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actinidine

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