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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0017 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : Heptadecanoic acid

COMMON NAME: Margaric acid / Heptadecylic acid
SYMBOL: C17:0
FORMULA: C17H34O2 MOL.WT (average) : 270.451


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:61.3degC

BOILING POINT:220degC at 10 mmHg

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.4324 at 70degC

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d604 0.853

SOLUBILITY:insoluble in water; freely soluble in ether; slightly soluble in alcohol.(Ref. 0182)(Ref. 0220)(Ref. 0329)
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
Hair and sheep fats
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

NOTE

REFERENCES
[0182]
AUTHOR:Francis, F., et al.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Proc. Roy. Soc.
VOL:128 PAGE : 214 - (1930)
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[0220]
AUTHOR:Hansen, F. P., et al.
TITLE:Occurrence of n-Nonadecanoic Acid in Ox Perinephric Fat
JOURNAL:Nature (London)
VOL:176 PAGE : 882 -882 (1955)
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[0329]
AUTHOR:Levene, P. A., and Taylor, F. A.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J. Biol. Chem.
VOL:59 PAGE : 905 - (1924)
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