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55452 Aldrich

D-α-Hydroxyisovaleric acid

≥98.0% (T)

Synonym: (R)-2-Hydroxy-3-methylbutyric acid

  • CAS Number 17407-56-6

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C5H10O3

  • Molecular Weight 118.13

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1721139

  •  MDL number MFCD00066442

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57651528

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Properties

Related Categories Asymmetric Synthesis, Carboxylic Acids, Chemical Synthesis, Chiral Building Blocks, Organic Building Blocks More...
InChI Key   NGEWQZIDQIYUNV-SCSAIBSYSA-N
assay   ≥98.0% (T)
optical activity   [α]20/D −17±1°, c = 1% in chloroform
mp   64-67 °C

Description

Other Notes

This chiral α-hydroxy acid is used for the synthesis of peptides and depsipeptides. It is further used as chiral building block. Synthesis of α-substituted α-hydroxy acids via dioxolanone intermediates.

Packaging

1, 5 g in glass bottle

Application

D-α-Hydroxyisovaleric acid may be used in the preparation of biodegradable, optically active and isotactic poly(D-2-hydroxy-3-methylbutanoic acid).

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Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
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Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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