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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0385 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : 2-Oxopropionic acid

COMMON NAME: Pyruvic acid / a-ketopropionic acid
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C3H4O3 MOL.WT (average) : 88.062


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:13.6degC

BOILING POINT:165degC at 760 mm Hg

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.43025 at 15.3degC

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d15.341.2668

SOLUBILITY:miscible in all proportions with ethanol, ether, water. (Ref. 0161)/(Ref. 0166)/(Ref. 0188)/(Ref. 0195)/(Ref. 0259)
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CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS
Synthetic, by distillation of tartaric acid in the presence of KHSO4(good yield)
METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

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REFERENCES
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AUTHOR:Döbner
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AUTHOR:Elienmeyer, E.
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JOURNAL:Ber. Deut. Chem. Ges.
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[0188]
AUTHOR:Förth, E.
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JOURNAL:Monatsh. Chem.
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[0195]
AUTHOR:Gilman, H. and Kirby, R. H.
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JOURNAL:Org. Syn. Collect.
VOL:1 PAGE : 363 - (1941)
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[0259]
AUTHOR:Howard, J. W., and Fraser, W. A.
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JOURNAL:Org. Syn. Collect.
VOL:1 PAGE : 475 - (1941)
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