Hentriacontane

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Hentriacontane
Skeletal formula of hentriacontane
Identifiers
CAS number 630-04-6 YesY
PubChem 12410
ChemSpider 11904 N
KEGG C08376 N
MeSH hentriacontane
ChEBI CHEBI:5659 N
ChEMBL CHEMBL257490 N
Beilstein Reference 1709817
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C31H64
Molar mass 436.84 g mol−1
Appearance White, opaque, waxy crystals
Density 0.781 g cm−3 at 68°C[2]
Melting point 67.5 to 69.3 °C; 153.4 to 156.7 °F; 340.6 to 342.4 K
Boiling point 458 °C (856 °F; 731 K)
log P 16.501
Thermochemistry
Specific
heat capacity
C
912 J K−1 mol−1 (at 50 °C)
Hazards
S-phrases S22, S24/25
Related compounds
Related alkanes Nonacosane
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Hentriacontane, also called untriacontane, is a solid, long-chain alkane hydrocarbon with the structural formula CH3(CH2)29CH3.

It is found in a variety of plants, including peas (pisum sativum), Acacia senegal, Gymnema sylvestris and others, and also comprises about 8-9% of beeswax. It has 10,660,307,791 constitutional isomers.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "hentriacontane - Compound Summary". PubChem Compound. USA: National Center for Biotechnology Information. 27 March 2005. Identification and Related Records. Retrieved 2 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Weast, Robert C., ed. (1982). CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (63rd ed.). Boca Raton, Fl: CRC Press. p. C-561. 

External links[edit]

  • Hentriacontane at Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases