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DATA No : DFA0268 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : 2-Hydroxypropionic acid

COMMON NAME: Lactic acid
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C3H6O3 MOL.WT (average) : 90.078

BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:52.8 degC [ L(+)- and D(-)- ] ; 18 degC [ DL- ]

BOILING POINT:122 degC at 15 mmHg

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.43915 at 20 degC (Value for the DL-form)

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d4-251.2060

SOLUBILITY:very soluble in acetone, ethanol, ether and water.(Ref. 0264)
SPECTRAL DATA
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IR SPECTRA:

NMR SPECTRA:

MASS SPECTRA:

OTHER SPECTRA:
CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE
Widely distributed in nature.
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

NOTE

REFERENCES
[0264]
AUTHOR:Irvine,J.C.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:J.Chem.Soc.London Trans.
VOL:89 PAGE : 935 -935 (1906)
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