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meso-2,3-Butanediol

99%

  • CAS Number 5341-95-7

  • Linear Formula CH3CH(OH)CH(OH)CH3

  • Molecular Weight 90.12

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1718900

  •  MDL number MFCD00077669

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24862226

  • Popular Documents:  FTNMR (PDF)  

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Properties

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InChI Key   OWBTYPJTUOEWEK-ZXZARUISSA-N
assay   99%
bp   183-184 °C(lit.)
mp   32-34 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

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10 g in poly bottle

General description

meso-2,3-Butanediol is a diol. 2,3-Butanediol (2,3-DB) exists in three stereoisomeric forms: dextro, levo and meso. 2,3-DB is a crucial chemical feedstock and has wide applications in industry. Production of meso-2,3-butanediol under low oxygen condition by metabolically engineered Escherichia coli is reported. 2,3-Butanediol can be converted to 1,3-butadiene, which is used in the preparation of synthetic rubber. meso-2,3-Butanediol is the source of production of 2-butanol by isolates of lactic acid bacteria.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
185 °F
Flash Point(C) 
85 °C
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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