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19215 Sigma-Aldrich

Butyric acid

analytical standard

  • CAS Number 107-92-6

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2CH2COOH

  • Molecular Weight 88.11

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 906770

  •  EC Number 203-532-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00002814

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24851531

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Properties

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grade   analytical standard
vapor density   3.04 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.43 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   FERIUCNNQQJTOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   824 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   10 %
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.398(lit.)
bp   162 °C(lit.)
mp   −6-−3 °C(lit.)
density   0.964 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
format   neat
Gene Information   human ... HDAC1(3065)

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Application

It was used as calibration standard in analysing volatile fatty acids from faecal samples using GLC and HPLC methods.

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General description

Butyric acid is a 4-carbon fatty acid which is a potent differentiation agent for cells and also possesses antiproliferative activity. In cultured mammalian cells it affects growth rate, morphology and gene expression. It also induces apoptosis.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2820 8 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
ES5425000
Flash Point(F) 
161.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
72 °C
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