1-Hexacosanol

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1-Hexacosanol
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Identifiers
CAS number 506-52-5 N
PubChem 68171
ChemSpider 61478 YesY
UNII M7SD300NNB YesY
KEGG C08381 YesY
MeSH 1-hexacosanol
ChEBI CHEBI:28415 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C26H54O
Molar mass 382.71 g mol−1
Melting point 79-81 C
Boiling point 240 C
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

1-Hexacosanol /ˌhɛksɨˈkɒsɨnɒl/ is a saturated primary fatty alcohol with a carbon chain length of 26 that is a white waxy solid at room temperature. It is freely soluble in chloroform and insoluble in water. It occurs naturally in the epicuticular wax and plant cuticle of many plant species.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baker, EA (1982) Chemistry and morphology of plant epicuticular waxes. In: The Plant Cuticle(eds DJ Cutler, KL Alvin, and CE Price), Academic Press, London, pp. 139-165