trans-2-Methyl-2-butenal

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trans-2-Methyl-2-butenal
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Names
IUPAC name
trans-2-methyl-2-butenal
Other names
trans-2,3-dimethylacrolein, tiglic aldehyde, tiglinaldehyde, tiglaldehyde
Identifiers
497-03-0 N
ChEMBL ChEMBL53493 YesY
ChemSpider 4479558 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 5321950
UNII 27ZVE2K81C YesY
Properties
C5H8O
Molar mass 84.12
Appearance colorless liquid
Density 0.871
Melting point −78 °C (−108 °F; 195 K)
Boiling point 116 to 119 °C (241 to 246 °F; 389 to 392 K) (752 mm Hg)
Hazards
Flash point 65 °C (149 °F; 338 K)
Related compounds
Related alkenals
Citral

Citronellal
Methacrolein

Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

trans-2-Methyl-2-butenal is an organic compound with the formula CH3CH=C(CH3)CHO. This colorless liquid is a building block in organic synthesis. It is an α,β-unsaturated aldehyde related to the better known crotonaldehyde. The European rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus, utilizes 2-methyl-2-butenal as a pheromone.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schaal, B., Coureaud, G., Langlois, D., Ginles, C., Semon, E., and Perrier, G. 2003. Chemical and behavioural characterization of the rabbit mammary pheromone. Nature. 424:68-72.