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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0015 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : Pentadecanoic acid

COMMON NAME: Pentadecylic acid
SYMBOL: C15:0
FORMULA: C15H30O2 MOL.WT (average) : 242.398


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:52.3degC

BOILING POINT:202.5degC at 10 mmHg

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.4292 at 70degC

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d4-80 0.8423

SOLUBILITY:soluble in acetone, alcohol, ether and petroleum ether.(Ref. 0305)(Ref. 0362)(Ref. 0523)
SPECTRAL DATA
UV SPECTRA:

IR SPECTRA:

NMR SPECTRA:

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

OTHER SPECTRA:
CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE
Sheep,hair and milk fats
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

NOTE

REFERENCES
[0305]
AUTHOR:Krafft, F.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Justus Liebigs Ann. Chem.
VOL:12 PAGE : 1668 - (1879)
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[0362]
AUTHOR:Morice, I. M., and Shorland, F. B.
TITLE:The isolation of n-pentadecanoic and n-heptadecanoic acids from shark (Galeorhincus australis Macleay) liver oil PubMed ID:13269382
JOURNAL:Biochem J.
VOL:61 PAGE : 453-456 (1955)
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[0523]
AUTHOR:Weitkamp, A. W., et al.
TITLE:The Free Fatty Acids of Human Hair Fat
JOURNAL:J. Amer. Chem. Soc.
VOL:69 PAGE : 1936 -1942 (1947)
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