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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0005 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : Pentanoic acid

COMMON NAME: Valeric acid
SYMBOL: Vl/C5:0
FORMULA: C5H10O2 MOL.WT (average) : 102.132


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:-34.5degC

BOILING POINT:187.0degC

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.4086 at 20degC

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d4-20 0.942

SOLUBILITY:soluble in 30 parts water; freely soluble in alcohol, ether.(Ref. 0007/0201/0288/0334/0347)
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CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE
Essential oils
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS
Obtained by decomposition of n-propylmalonic acid.
METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

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REFERENCES
[0007]
AUTHOR:Adams, R.G.,and Marvel, C.S.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J.Amer.Chem.Soc.
VOL:42 PAGE : 310 - (1920)
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[0201]
AUTHOR:Guenther, E. 1948. The Essential Oils. Vol. 1, Van Nostrand, New York.
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[0288]
AUTHOR:Klein, A., and Stigol, M.
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JOURNAL:Pharm. Zentralh.
VOL:71 PAGE : 497 - (1930)
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[0334]
AUTHOR:Lieben, A., and Rossi, A.
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JOURNAL:Ann. Chim. (Paris)
VOL:159 PAGE : 58 - (1871)
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[0347]
AUTHOR:Markley, K. S., et. al. 1960 Fatty Acids : Their Chemistry, Properties, Production,and Uses. Ed.2. Interscience, New York. v.1, pp.23-249
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