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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0012 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : Dodecanoic acid

COMMON NAME: Lauric acid
SYMBOL: Lau / C12:0
FORMULA: C12H24O2 MOL.WT (average) : 200.318


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:44.2degC

BOILING POINT:225degC at 100 mmHg

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.4261 at 60degC

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d504 0.8690

SOLUBILITY:insoluble in water; 1g dissolves in 1 ml alcohol, 2.5 ml propyl alcohol; freely soluble in benzene, ether. (Ref. 0055)(Ref. 0226)(Ref. 0236)
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CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE
Lauraceae oils;Arecaceae
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

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REFERENCES
[0055]
AUTHOR:Bauer, K.H., and Junge, R.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Arch.Pharm.(Weinheim)
VOL:272 PAGE : 841 - (1934)
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[0226]
AUTHOR:Hata, T.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Nippon Kagaku Kaishi
VOL:60 PAGE : 122 -125 (1939)
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[0236]
AUTHOR:Hilditch, T. P. and Vidyarthi, N. L.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J. Soc. Chem. Ind. London Trans. Commun.
VOL:46 PAGE : 172 - (1927)
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