Hentriacontylic acid

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Hentriacontylic acid
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CAS number 38232-01-8 YesY
PubChem 37982
ChemSpider 34819
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Molecular formula C31H62O2
Molar mass 466.82 g mol−1
Melting point 109.3–109.6 °C[1]
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Hentriacontylic acid (also hentriacontanoic acid, henatriacontylic acid, or henatriacontanoic acid) is a carboxylic saturated fatty acid.


Hentriacontylic acid can be derived from peat wax and montan wax.

The olefin triacontene-1 can be reacted to yield linear n-henatriacontanoic acid.[2]

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  1. ^ Bowman, R. E. (1951). Journal of the Chemical Society: P2748–51. 
  2. ^ US 3718676 

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