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559334 Aldrich

3-Hydroxy-3-phenylpropionitrile

Synonym: β-Hydroxy-benzenepropanenitrile

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C8 to C9, Chemical Synthesis, Cyanides/Nitriles, Nitrogen Compounds,
InChI Key   HILDHWAXSORHRZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
refractive index   n20/D 1.5420(lit.)
bp   306-307 °C(lit.)
density   1.112 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

1 g in glass bottle

Application

Reactant for:
• Hydrolysis by cyanobacterium nitrilase in catalytic preparation of carboxylic acid
• Biotransformation to amide using nitrile hydratase from Rhodococcus erythropolis A4
• Direct catalytic aldol-type reactions

General description

3-Hydroxy-3-phenylpropionitrile, a β-hydroxynitrile, is an aryl substituted α-aminophenylaceronitrile. It can be obtained by reacting lithioacetonitrile with benzaldehyde via asymmetric 1,2-addition reaction.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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