1-Hexacosanol

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1-Hexacosanol
Hexacosanol Structural Formula V1.svg
Names
IUPAC name
Hexacosan-1-ol
Identifiers
506-52-5 N
ChEBI CHEBI:28415 YesY
ChemSpider 61478 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
KEGG C08381 YesY
MeSH 1-hexacosanol
PubChem 68171
UNII M7SD300NNB YesY
Properties
C26H54O
Molar mass 382.72 g·mol−1
Melting point 79 to 81 °C (174 to 178 °F; 352 to 354 K)
Boiling point 240 °C (464 °F; 513 K)
Except where otherwise noted, 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