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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0041 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : cis-2-Butenoic acid

COMMON NAME: Isocrotonic acid
SYMBOL: C4:1
FORMULA: C4H6O2 MOL.WT (average) : 86.089


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:14.4-14.6degC

BOILING POINT:171.9degC/169.3degC (decomposes)

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.4457 at 20degC

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d15.54 1.0312

SOLUBILITY:Soluble in alcohol, CS2, ether, petroleum ether. Slightly soluble in water.(Ref. 0286/0447/0451)
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CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE
Reported in the seed oil of Croton tiglium.
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

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REFERENCES
[0286]
AUTHOR:Kirk, R. E., and Othmer, D. F., ed. 1947-60. Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology. Interscience, New York. v.1-15, suppl. 1 and 2.
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[0447]
AUTHOR:Shukoff, A. A., and Schestakoff, P. J.
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JOURNAL:J. Prakt. Chem., Ser. 2
VOL:67 PAGE : 414 - (1903)
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[0451]
AUTHOR:Small, M. S. W.
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JOURNAL:Kirk-Othmer Encycl. Chem. Technol.
VOL:4 PAGE : 613 - (1949)
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