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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA7040 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : 2-Methyl-Butanoic Acid

COMMON NAME: a-Methyl-Butyric Acid
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C5H10O2 MOL.WT (average) : 102.132


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:

BOILING POINT:174degC, 86.5-87.5degC/26mmHg (Ref. 7027)

REFRACTIVE INDEX:h25/D: 1.4040 (Ref. 7029), h20/D: 1.4058 (Ref. 7030)

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:D20/4: 0.938(S), D20/4: 0.934(R) (Ref. 7027)

SOLUBILITY:
SPECTRAL DATA
UV SPECTRA:

IR SPECTRA:

NMR SPECTRA:

MASS SPECTRA:
D20/4: 0.938(S), D20/4: 0.934(R) (Ref. 7027)

OTHER SPECTRA:
CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE

CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

NOTE

REFERENCES
[7027]
AUTHOR:Kennyon,J., and Ross,W.A.
TITLE:The Mechanism of The Decarboxylation of Substituted Malonic Acid Derivativies
JOURNAL:J. Chem. Soc.
VOL: PAGE : 3409 - (1951)
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[7029]
AUTHOR:Hancock,K.,Watson,G.M.,and Gilby,R.F.
TITLE:Heats of Combustion of The Five Carbon Fatty Acids and Their Methyl and Ethyl Esters
JOURNAL:J. Phys. Chem.
VOL:58 PAGE : 127 -129 (1954)
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[7030]
AUTHOR:Dolgow,
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J. General Chem.
VOL:24 PAGE : 861 - (1954)
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