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Long chain aldehyde


DATA No : DLD0088 INFORMANT : Toshihide Suzuki

NAME : hexadecanal

COMMON NAME: palmitic aldehyde/palmitaldehyde
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C16H32O MOL.WT (average) : 240.425


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:Mp 34deg(Ref. 0147)

BOILING POINT:Bp29 200-202deg(Ref. 0147)

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OPTICAL ROTATION:

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SPECTRAL DATA
UV SPECTRA:

IR SPECTRA:(Ref. 0044) u 2724, 1722 cm-1(Ref. 0089)

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CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE
Isol. from lemon oil (Citrus limon) and bacterial lipids. Common constit. of lepidopteran sex pheromones.(Ref. 0147)
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

NOTE
Polymerises on standing to the trimer.(Ref. 0147)
REFERENCES
[0044]
AUTHOR:Mahadevan,V., Viswanathan,C.V., and Lundberg,W.O.
TITLE:Interconversion of Fatty Aldehydes and Dimethyl Acetals at Low Temperatures
JOURNAL:Lipids
VOL:1 PAGE : 349 -352 (1966)
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[0089]
AUTHOR:Valicenti,A.J., and Holman,R.T.
TITLE:Oxidation of Long-Chain Alcohols to Aldehydes by the Dipyridine Chromic Anhydride Complex
JOURNAL:Chem. Phys. Lipids
VOL:17 PAGE : 389 -392 (1976)
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[0147]
AUTHOR:Dictionary of Organic Compounds Sixth Edition, pp3445 (1996), Champan and Hall, London
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VOL: PAGE : - ()
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