Description

Citral is found in carrot. Citral, or 3,7-dimethyl-2,6-octadienal or lemonal, is either of, or a mixture of, a pair of terpenoids with the molecular formula C10H16O. The two compounds are double bond isomers. The E-isomer is known as geranial or citral A. The Z-isomer is known as neral or citral B. Citral has been shown to exhibit apoptotic, anti-nociceptive and anti-inflammatory functions (A7910, A7911, A7912). Citral belongs to the family of Monoterpenes. These are compounds contaning a chain of two isoprene units.

Get a Grip on Your Health. Use SelfDecode to Interpret your Genome Today! GET INSTANT ACCESS

Top Gene Interactions

Related Pathways

General Information

Mechanism of Action

Citral Interacts with Diseases

Citral Interacts with Genes