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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0320 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : DL-2-Hydroxyoctadecanoic acid

COMMON NAME: 2-Hydroxystearic acid
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C18H36O3 MOL.WT (average) : 300.477


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:93degC

BOILING POINT:

REFRACTIVE INDEX:

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:

SOLUBILITY:soluble in ethyl alcohol, hexane, benzene methyl alcohol and ether (Ref. 0315)
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. Etsuko Yasugi).
SOURCE

CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS
Synthetic, by the action of KOH on 2-bromo- or 2-iodostearic acid
METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

NOTE

REFERENCES
[0315]
AUTHOR:Le Sueur, H. R.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J. Chem. Soc. London Trans.
VOL:85 PAGE : 827 - (1904)
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