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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0273 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : DL-2-Hydroxypentanoic acid

COMMON NAME: 2-Hydroxyvaleric acid
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C5H10O3 MOL.WT (average) : 118.131


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:34 degC

BOILING POINT:187 degC

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.4086 at 20 degC

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d4-200.942

SOLUBILITY:soluble in ethanol and water.(Ref. 0322)
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CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS
Synthetic, through corresponding a-harogen or cyanohydrin.
METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

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REFERENCES
[0322]
AUTHOR:Levene, P. A., and Haller, H. L.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J. Biol. Chem.
VOL:77 PAGE : 555 - (1928)
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