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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0014 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : Tetradecanoic acid

COMMON NAME: Myristic acid
SYMBOL: Myr / C14:0
FORMULA: C14H28O2 MOL.WT (average) : 228.371


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:53.9degC

BOILING POINT:250degC at 100 mmHg

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.4273 at 70degC

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d544 0.8622

SOLUBILITY:soluble in absolute alcohol, methanol, ether, petroleum ether, benzene and chloroform. (Ref. 0165)(Ref. 0237)(Ref. 0391)(Ref. 0461)
SPECTRAL DATA
UV SPECTRA:

IR SPECTRA:

NMR SPECTRA:

MASS SPECTRA:
[Spectrum 0001] (provided by Dr. Takeshi Kasama)

OTHER SPECTRA:
CHROMATOGRAM DATA
Gas liquid chromatogram
[Chromatogram 0001]
[Chromatogram 0002] (provided by Dr. Akiko Horiuchi).
SOURCE
Myristicaceae fats
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

NOTE

REFERENCES
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TITLE:
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[0391]
AUTHOR:Playfair, L.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Ann. Chem. Pharm.
VOL:37 PAGE : 152 - (1841)
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[0461]
AUTHOR:Steger, A., and van Loon, J.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Recl. Trav. Chim. Pays-Bas
VOL:54 PAGE : 149 - (1935)
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