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54920 Aldrich

(R)-3-Hydroxybutyric acid

≥98.0% (T)

  • CAS Number 625-72-9

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C4H8O3

  • Molecular Weight 104.10

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1720568

  •  EC Number 210-909-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00066257

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24879067

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Properties

Related Categories Asymmetric Synthesis, Carboxylic Acids, Cell Biology, Chemical Synthesis, Chiral Building Blocks,
InChI Key   WHBMMWSBFZVSSR-GSVOUGTGSA-N
assay   ≥98.0% (T)
optical activity   [α]20/D −25±1°, c = 6% in H2O
mp   49-50 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Other Notes

Important chiral starting material; enantioselective reactions at the 2-, 3- and 4-positions via the cyclic acetal with aldehydes; preparation of (R)-β-butyrolactone.

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 54920.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Packaging

1, 5 g in glass bottle

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Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
233.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
112 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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