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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0313 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : 2-Hydroxyhexadecanoic acid

COMMON NAME: 2-Hydroxypalmitic acid
SYMBOL: C16h:0
FORMULA: C16H32O3 MOL.WT (average) : 272.423


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:85.8-86.6degC

BOILING POINT:

REFRACTIVE INDEX:

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:

SOLUBILITY:soluble in ethyl alcohol and methyl alcohol / insoluble in petroleum ether(Ref. 0256)
SPECTRAL DATA
UV SPECTRA:

IR SPECTRA:

NMR SPECTRA:

MASS SPECTRA:

OTHER SPECTRA:
CHROMATOGRAM DATA
Gas liquid chromatogram
[Chromatogram 0001] (provided by Dr. Etsuko Yasugi).
SOURCE

CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS
Synthetic, by the action of KOH on 2-bromopalmitic acid
METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

NOTE

REFERENCES
[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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