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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0022 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : Docosanoic acid

COMMON NAME: Behenic acid
SYMBOL: Beh / C22:0
FORMULA: C22H44O2 MOL.WT (average) : 340.584


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:81.5degC

BOILING POINT:306degC at 60 mmHg

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.4270 at 100degC

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d1004 0.8221

SOLUBILITY:slightry soluble in aocohol and ether.(Ref. 0181)(Ref. 0477)
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
Brassicaceae;wool grease;waxes
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

NOTE

REFERENCES
[0181]
AUTHOR:Francis, F. and Piper, S. H.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J. Chem. Soc. London
VOL: PAGE : 1543 - (1939)
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[0477]
AUTHOR:Taylor, F. A., and Levene, P. A.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J. Biol. Chem.
VOL:80 PAGE : 609 - (1928)
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