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Heptadecanoic Acid


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Heptadecanoic acid is a saturated fatty acid and occurs as a trace component of the fat in ruminants.
Catalog #013076
IR spectrumConforms to structure
Boiling Point227°C/100mmHg (lit.)
Melting Point59-61°C (lit.)
Solubility (Turbidity)Clear at 50 mg/ml in CHCl3
CAS Number506-12-7
Molecular FormulaC17H34O2
Molecular Weight270.45
Purity98% (by GC)
FormSupplied as white to off-white powder.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.
Toxicity and Hazards All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate namesMargaric acid; Margarinic acid; NSC 3743; n-Heptadecanoic Acid; n-Heptadecoic Acid; n-Heptadecylic Acid

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