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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0286 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : 2-Hydroxyoctanoic acid

COMMON NAME: 2-Hydroxycaprylic acid
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C8H16O3 MOL.WT (average) : 160.211


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:69.5 degC

BOILING POINT:

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OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:

SOLUBILITY:very soluble in alcohol and ether ; sparingly soluble in water.(Ref. 0084)(Ref. 0256)(Ref. 0333)
SPECTRAL DATA
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CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE

CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS
Synthetic, by action of Ba(OH)2 solution on 2-bromocaprylic acid followed by acidification.
METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

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REFERENCES
[0084]
AUTHOR:Boeseken,J., et al.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Recl.Trav.Chim.Paysbas
VOL:37 PAGE : 165 - (1918)
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[0256]
AUTHOR:Horn, D. J. S. and Pretorius. Y. Y.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J. Chem. Soc. London
VOL: PAGE : 1460 -1460 (1954)
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[0333]
AUTHOR:Ley, N.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Zh. Russ. Khim. Obshchest. Fiz. Obshchest.
VOL:91 PAGE : 127 - (1877)
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