Three highly odorous metabolites from an actinomycete: 2-Isopropyl-3-methoxy-pyrazine, methylisoborneol, and geosmin
- Nancy N. Gerber
- Journal of Chemical Ecology
A compound produced by certain actinomycete cultures is responsible for a persistent musty odor. It has been isolated in high purity and identified by chemical and spectroscopic properties. Possible structures are discussed.