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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0288 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : 6-Hydroxyoctanoic acid

COMMON NAME: 6-Hydroxycaprylic acid
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C8H16O3 MOL.WT (average) : 160.211


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:Viscous liquid

BOILING POINT:

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OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:

SOLUBILITY:(Ref. 0076)(Ref. 0333)
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SOURCE

CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS
Synthetic, by reduction of 6-keto-n-caprylic acid (see entry 410) with Zn and KOH.
METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

NOTE

REFERENCES
[0076]
AUTHOR:Blaise, E.E. and Koehler, H.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Bull.Soc.Chim.Fr.,Ser.4
VOL:7 PAGE : 415 - (1910)
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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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