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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0403 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : 5-Oxooctanoic acid

COMMON NAME: 5-Keto-n-caprylic acid
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C8H14O3 MOL.WT (average) : 158.195


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:34 degC

BOILING POINT:280-285 degC at 760 mmHg

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OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:

SOLUBILITY:soluble in alcohol, ether, water (Ref. 0185)(Ref. 0186)
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SOURCE

CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS
Synthetic, by ring cleavage of coniine ( a hemlock alkaloid ), C8H17N
METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

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REFERENCES
[0185]
AUTHOR:Franke, A. and Kroupa, A.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Monatsh. Chem.
VOL:69 PAGE : 167 - (1936)
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[0186]
AUTHOR:Franke, A., et al.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Monatsh. Chem.
VOL:66 PAGE : 412 - (1935)
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