Triacontanol

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Triacontanol[1]
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Names
IUPAC name
Triacontan-1-ol
Other names
1-Triacontanol
n-Triacontanol
Melissyl alcohol
Myricyl alcohol
Identifiers
593-50-0 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:28409 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL1079147 YesY
ChemSpider 62194 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 68972
UNII 767RD0E90B YesY
Properties
C30H62O
Molar mass 438.81 g/mol
Density 0.777 g/ml at 95 °C
Melting point 87 °C (189 °F; 360 K)
Insoluble
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

1-Triacontanol is a fatty alcohol of the general formula C30H62O, also known as melissyl alcohol or myricyl alcohol. It is found in plant cuticle waxes and in beeswax. Triacontanol is a growth stimulant for many plants, most notably roses, in which it rapidly increases the number of basal breaks.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Merck Index, 11th Edition, 9506.