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134805

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Melissic acid

≥98%

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Synonym(s):
Triacontanoic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)28COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
452.80
Beilstein:
1803689
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Assay

≥98%

form

powder

mp

92-94 °C (lit.)

solubility

chloroform: soluble 25 mg/mL, clear, colorless to faintly yellow

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C30H60O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20-21-22-23-24-25-26-27-28-29-30(31)32/h2-29H2,1H3,(H,31,32)

InChI key

VHOCUJPBKOZGJD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Melissic acid ≥98%

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Sigma-Aldrich

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form

powder

form

powder

form

crystalline

form

powder

mp

92-94 °C (lit.)

mp

91-93 °C (lit.)

mp

121-125 °C (lit.)

mp

-

solubility

chloroform: soluble 25 mg/mL, clear, colorless to faintly yellow

solubility

chloroform: soluble 50 mg/mL, clear, colorless

solubility

water: soluble (2.9 g/l at 25 °C)

solubility

water: 100 mg/mL, clear to slightly hazy, colorless to faintly yellow

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

General description

Melissic acid is isolated from the pericarp of Trichosanthes rosthornii.

Application

Melissic acid was used in a study on identification and determination of very-long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid in freshwater crustacean species Bathynella natans.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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