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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0026 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : Hexacosanoic acid

COMMON NAME: Cerotic acid
SYMBOL: C26:0 / Crt
FORMULA: C26H52O2 MOL.WT (average) : 396.690


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:87.7-88.5degC

BOILING POINT:

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.4313 at 100degC

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d1004 0.8198

SOLUBILITY:soluble in hot acetone, hot chloroform and hot methyl alcohol.(Ref. 0102)(Ref. 0305)(Ref. 0445)(Ref. 0497)(Ref. 0522)(Ref. 0523)
SPECTRAL DATA
UV SPECTRA:

IR SPECTRA:

NMR SPECTRA:

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

OTHER SPECTRA:
CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE
Plant and insect waxes;synthetic
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

NOTE

REFERENCES
[0102]
AUTHOR:Brodie, B.C.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Ann.Chem.Pharm.
VOL:67 PAGE : 180 - (1848)
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[0305]
AUTHOR:Krafft, F.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Justus Liebigs Ann. Chem.
VOL:12 PAGE : 1668 - (1879)
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[0445]
AUTHOR:Shorland, F. B., Gerson, T., and Hansen, R. P.
TITLE:Branched-chain fatty acids of butterfat. 7. Investigation of the C13 acids PubMed ID:13276359
JOURNAL:Biochem J.
VOL:61 PAGE : 702-704 (1955)
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[0497]
AUTHOR:Tropsch, H., and Kreutzer, A.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Brennst. Chem.
VOL:3 PAGE : 49 - (1922)
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[0522]
AUTHOR:Weitkamp, A. W.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J. Amer. Chem. Soc.
VOL:67 PAGE : 447 - (1945)
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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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