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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0002 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : Ethanoic acid

COMMON NAME: Acetic acid
SYMBOL: Ac
FORMULA: C2H4O2 MOL.WT (average) : 60.052


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:16.7degC

BOILING POINT:118.2degC

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.3718 at 20degC

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d4-20 1.049

SOLUBILITY:miscible with water, alcohol, ether, glycerol and carbon tetrachloride;practically insoluble in carbon disulfide. (Ref. 0168)(Ref. 0347)
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CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE
Vinegar
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS
Obtained in the destructive distillation of wood; from acetylene and water via acetaldehyde by oxidation with air. Manufacture process. (Ref. 1001)(Ref. 1002)(Ref. 1003)(Ref. 1004)(Ref. 1005)(Ref. 1006)(Ref. 1007)
METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

NOTE

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