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117757 Aldrich

α-Methyl-γ-butyrolactone

98%

Synonym: 4,5-Dihydro-3-methyl-2(3H)-furanone

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Properties

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InChI Key   QGLBZNZGBLRJGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   98%
refractive index   n20/D 1.432(lit.)
bp   78-81 °C/10 mmHg(lit.)
solubility   THF: soluble

Description

Packaging

5, 25, 100 g in glass bottle

Application

α-Methyl-γ-butyrolactone was used as model compound in Bracketing experiments to investigate the thermodynamically favored site of reaction of pilocarpine.

General description

α-Methyl-γ-butyrolactone undergoes benzylation to give racemic α-benzyl-α-methyl-γ-butyrolactone.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
163.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
73 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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