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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0226 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : 3-Methylbutanoic acid

COMMON NAME: Isovaleric acid
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C5H10O2 MOL.WT (average) : 102.132


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:-37.6degC

BOILING POINT:176.7degC at 760mmHg

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.40178 at 22.4degC

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d4-150.937

SOLUBILITY:soluble in ethanol , chloroform , ether and 23 parts water.(Ref. 0019)(Ref. 0020)(Ref. 6027)(Ref. 6028)(Ref. 6029)(Ref. 6030)
SPECTRAL DATA
UV SPECTRA:

IR SPECTRA:""Methyl : 2968cm-1 Methyl , Methylene : 2935 , 2877 , 2855cm-1""

NMR SPECTRA:

MASS SPECTRA:""M/E : 39 , 41 , 42 , 43 , 45 , 60 , 69""

OTHER SPECTRA:
CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE
Tabacco; valerian root; hemp,pineapple, & lavender oils; volatile acids of sheep tallow; rumen of sheep; head & body oils of porpoise; hair grease of dog.
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

NOTE

REFERENCES
[0019]
AUTHOR:Andre, E.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Bull.Soc.Chim.Fr.,Ser.4
VOL:35 PAGE : 857 - (1924)
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[0020]
AUTHOR:Andre, E.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:C.R.Acad.Sci.
VOL:178 PAGE : 1188 - (1924)
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[6027]
AUTHOR:Sambasivarao,K.,and McCluer,R.H.
TITLE:Lipid Components of Gangliosides.
JOURNAL:J.Lipid Res.
VOL:5 PAGE : 103 -108 (1964)
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[6028]
AUTHOR:Stanacev,N.Z.,and Chargaff,E.
TITLE:Studies on the Chemistry of Mucolipids : Occurrence of the Long-chain Base Icosisphingosine,Composition of Fatty Acids,Fractionation Attempts.
JOURNAL:Biochim.Biophys.Acta.
VOL:98 PAGE : 168 -181 (1965)
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[6029]
AUTHOR:Moscatelli,E.A.,and Gilliland,K.E.
TITLE:14: Sphingosine, a Novel Sphingosine Base from Procambarus ClarkII. PubMed ID:5785694
JOURNAL:Lipids
VOL:4 PAGE : 244 -245 (1969)
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[6030]
AUTHOR:Matsubara,T.,and Hayashi,A.
TITLE:Identification of Molecular Species of Ceramide Aminoethylphosphonate from Oyster Adductor by Gas-liquis Chromatography-mass Spctrometry. PubMed ID:4693503
JOURNAL:Biochim.Biophys.Acta.
VOL:296 PAGE : 171 -178 (1973)
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