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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0389 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : 3-Oxopentanoic acid

COMMON NAME: 3-Ketovaleric acid
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C5H8O3 MOL.WT (average) : 116.115


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:33-35degC

BOILING POINT:191degC at 760 mm Hg

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SOLUBILITY:very soluble in ethanol, ether, water ; insolble in aliphatic hydrocarbons. (Ref. 0414)
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CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS
Synthetic, by reaction of a-substituted fatty acids with etyl acetoacetate, followed by alkaline hydrolysis of the condensation product.
METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

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REFERENCES
[0414]
AUTHOR:Riegel, B., and Lilienfeld, W. M.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J. Amer. Chem. Soc.
VOL:67 PAGE : 1273 - (1945)
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