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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0374 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : 12-Hydroxy-cis-9-octadecenoic acid

COMMON NAME: Ricinoleic acid
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C18H34O3 MOL.WT (average) : 298.461


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:5.0, 7.7 and 16.0degC (trimorphic)

BOILING POINT:225degC at 10 mm Hg

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.4716 at 20degC

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d27.440.940

SOLUBILITY:soluble in acetone, ethanol, ether ; slightly soluble in chloroform ; insoluble in water. (Ref. 0148)/(Ref. 0197)/(Ref. 0228)/(Ref. 0284)/(Ref. 0345)
SPECTRAL DATA
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CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE
Seed oils of Ricinus, Strophanthus sarmentosus, ergot, and a few other plants.
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

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GENETIC INFORMATION

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REFERENCES
[0148]
AUTHOR:Crombie, L. and Jacklin, A. G.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Chem. Ind. (London)
VOL: PAGE : 1197 - (1954)
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[0197]
AUTHOR:Goldsobel, A. G.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Ber. Deut. Chem. Ges.
VOL:27 PAGE : 3121 - (1894)
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[0228]
AUTHOR:Hawke, F.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J. S. Afr. Chem. Inst.
VOL:21 PAGE : 125 - (1949)
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[0284]
AUTHOR:Kendall, V. G., et al.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Chem. Ind. (London)
VOL: PAGE : 1228 - (1954)
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[0345]
AUTHOR:Maquenne, L.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Bull. Soc. Chim. Fr., Ser.3
VOL:21 PAGE : 1061 - (1899)
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