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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0024 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : Tetracosanoic acid

COMMON NAME: Lignoceric acid
SYMBOL: Lig / C24:0
FORMULA: C24H48O2 MOL.WT (average) : 368.637


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:87.5-88.0degC

BOILING POINT:272degC at 10 mmHg

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.4373 at 70degC

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d1004 0.8207

SOLUBILITY:soluble in 91.53% ethanol: 0.182 g/100 ml.(Ref. 0061)(Ref. 0079)(Ref. 0180)(Ref. 0230)(Ref. 0361)(Ref. 0516)(Ref. 0521)
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
Practically pure in beechwood tar
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

NOTE

REFERENCES
[0061]
AUTHOR:Bernhauer,K., and Posselt,G.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Biochem.Z.
VOL:294 PAGE : 215 - (1937)
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[0079]
AUTHOR:Bleyberg,W., and Ulrich, H.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Ber.Deut.Chem.Ges.
VOL:64 PAGE : 2504 - (1931)
[TOP]

[0180]
AUTHOR:Francis, F. and Piper, S. G.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J. Amer. Chem. Soc.
VOL:61 PAGE : 577 - (1939)
[TOP]

[0230]
AUTHOR:Hell, C., and Hermanns, O.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Ber. Deut. Chem. Ges.
VOL:13 PAGE : 1713 - (1880)
[TOP]

[0361]
AUTHOR:Morgan, G. T., and Holemes, E.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J. Soc. Chem. Ind. London Trans. Commun.
VOL:44 PAGE : 108 - (1925)
[TOP]

[0516]
AUTHOR:Völcher, A.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Justus Liebigs Ann. Chem.
VOL:64 PAGE : 342 - (1848)
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[0521]
AUTHOR:Ward, G. E., and Jamieson, G. S.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J. Amer. Chem. Soc.
VOL:56 PAGE : 973 - (1934)
[TOP]

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