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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0030 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : Triacontanoic acid

COMMON NAME: Melissic acid
SYMBOL: C30:0
FORMULA: C30H60O2 MOL.WT (average) : 452.796


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:93.6degC

BOILING POINT:

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.4323 at 100degC

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:

SOLUBILITY:soluble in chloroform, CS2 and hot methyl alcohol.(Ref. 0061)(Ref. 0079)(Ref. 0180)(Ref. 0230)(Ref. 0331)(Ref. 0417)(Ref. 0521)
SPECTRAL DATA
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CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE
Plant and insect waxes(almost exclusively);mineral waxes
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)
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[0180]
AUTHOR:Francis, F. and Piper, S. G.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J. Amer. Chem. Soc.
VOL:61 PAGE : 577 - (1939)
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[0230]
AUTHOR:Hell, C., and Hermanns, O.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Ber. Deut. Chem. Ges.
VOL:13 PAGE : 1713 - (1880)
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[0417]
AUTHOR:Robinson, G. M.
TITLE:A Synthesis of Certain Higher Aliphatic Compounds. Part IV. Synthesis of n-Triacontanoic Acid from Stearic Acid
JOURNAL:J. Chem. Soc. London
VOL: PAGE : 1543 -1545 (1934)
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[0521]
AUTHOR:Ward, G. E., and Jamieson, G. S.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J. Amer. Chem. Soc.
VOL:56 PAGE : 973 - (1934)
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