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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0388 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : 2-Oxopentanoic acid

COMMON NAME: 2-Ketovaleric acid
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C5H8O3 MOL.WT (average) : 116.115


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:6-7degC

BOILING POINT:179degC at 760 mm Hg

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OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:

SOLUBILITY:(Ref. 0008)/(Ref. 0072)
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SOURCE

CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS
Synthetic, by (i) the action of ethylmagnesium iodide on ethyl cyanoacetate, and (ii) hydrolysis of bytyryl chloride with AgCN.
METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

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REFERENCES
[0008]
AUTHOR:Adickes, F., and Andresen, G.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Justus Liebigs Ann. Chem.
VOL:555 PAGE : 41 - (1943)
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[0072]
AUTHOR:Blaise, E.E.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:C.R. Acad. Sci.
VOL:157 PAGE : 1443 - (1913)
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