115835 Aldrich



Synonym: ω-Bromoacetophenone, Phenacyl bromide



Related Categories Building Blocks, C7 to C8, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis, Ketones,
assay   98%
bp   135 °C/18 mmHg(lit.)
mp   48-51 °C(lit.)
Gene Information   human ... PTPN6(5777)


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5, 100, 500 g in glass bottle


2-Bromoacetophenone has been used in the analysis of organic acids involving the formation of phenacyl derivatives.

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GHS05  GHS05
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UN 2645 6.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C

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Do you have references on the use of 2-Bromoacetophenone (also known as phenacyl bromide) Products 115835 and 77450 for making phenacyl esters of carboxylic acids for HPLC analysis?
For information on the use of phenacyl bromide to derivatize carboxylic acids (e.g., fatty acids) for HPLC analysis, please see one or more of the following three references: 1. K.J. Longmuir, et al., Determination of monoenoic fatty acid double bond position by permanganate-periodate oxidation followed by high-performance liquid chromatography of carboxylic acid phenacyl esters. Analytical Biochemistry, 167(2), 213-221 (1987). Link to abstract: 2. T. Hanis et al.,  Determination of fatty acids as phenacyl esters in rat adipose tissue and blood vessel walls by high-performance liquid chromatography. Journal of Chromatography, 452, 443-457 (1988). Link to abstract: 3. A. Mehta et al., Rapid quantitation of free fatty acids in human plasma by high-performance liquid chromatography. Journal of Chromatography B Biomedical Science Applications, 719(1-2), 9-23 (1998). Link to abstract:
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