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129542 Aldrich

Isovaleric acid

99%

Synonym: 3-Methylbutanoic acid, 3-Methylbutyric acid

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Properties

Related Categories Artemisia vulgaris, Building Blocks, C1 to C5, Carbonyl Compounds, Carboxylic Acids,
vapor pressure   0.38 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   GWYFCOCPABKNJV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   99%
autoignition temp.   824 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.403(lit.)
bp   175-177 °C(lit.)
mp   −29 °C(lit.)
density   0.925 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

100, 500 mL in glass bottle

Application

Isovaleric acid inhibits the synthesis of saturated fatty acids.

General description

Isovaleric acid is a volatile organic compound present in vinegar bait and is determined by solid phase microextraction. Isovaleric acid inhibits the synthesis of saturated fatty acids. It is a favorable carbon source for cell growth. Moreover, it is a promising odor indicator.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 129542.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3265 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
NY1400000
Flash Point(F) 
165.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
74 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Characteristic Metabolites for Inborn Errors of Amino Acid Metabolism

Inborn errors of metabolism are caused by changes in specific enzymatic reactions and hundreds of different such alterations, which affect about 1 of every 5000 newborns, have been characterized. The...
Keywords: Indicators, Metabolism, Metabolites

Fermentation: Enzymes, Substrates and SCFA

The influence of probiotics on the metabolic activity of intestinal microbiota may be evaulated by detecting bacterial enzymatic activity in fecal samples, specifically β-glucosidase, β-glucuronidase...
Chloe McClanahan
Biofiles Edition 6.2
Keywords: Absorption, Cancer, Carcinogens, Cell proliferation, Chromatography, Enzyme activity, Gas chromatography, Gastrointestinal, High performance liquid chromatography, Metabolites, Prebiotics, Probiotics, Thin layer chromatography

Probiotics and Human Health

At the beginning of the 20th century, probiotics were thought to have a beneficial effect to the host by improving the intestinal microbial balance. Through his studies and observations, the Russian ...
Chloe McClanahan
BioFiles Edition 6.2
Keywords: AGE, Absorption, Adhesion, Amplification, Anaerobic, Antimicrobials, Apoptosis, Cancer, Capillary electrophoresis, Carcinogens, Cell culture, Cell proliferation, Chromatography, Coagulation, Detoxification, Diagnostic, Diseases, Enzyme activity, Fermentation, Gas chromatography, Gastrointestinal, Genomics, High performance liquid chromatography, Immunology, Inflammation, Magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Metabolism, Metabolites, Microbiology, Molecular biology, Nucleic acid hybridization, Pharmaceutical, Phosphorylations, Polymerase chain reaction, Polymerase chain reaction - quantitative, Prebiotics, Probiotics, Reductions, Respiratory, Sequencing, Thin layer chromatography, Titrations

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