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21410 Sigma-Aldrich

Decanoic acid

≥98.0% (GC)

Synonym: 1-Nonanecarboxylic acid, Acid C10, C10:0, Capric acid, NSC 5025

  • CAS Number 334-48-5

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)8COOH

  • Molecular Weight 172.26

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1754556

  •  EC Number 206-376-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00004441

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329752154

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Building Blocks, C10, Carbonyl Compounds, Carboxylic Acids,
vapor pressure   15 mmHg ( 160 °C)
InChI Key   GHVNFZFCNZKVNT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98.0% (GC)
bp   123-124 °C/0.1 mmHg
  268-270 °C(lit.)
mp   27-32 °C(lit.)
density   0.893 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Decanoic acid, a medium chain fatty acid (10-carbon fatty acid), is a ligand for peroxisome proliferator activated receptor (PPAR) γ. . Decanoic acid binds and acttivates PPARγ without leading to adipogenesis .

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
HD9100000
Flash Point(F) 
230 °F
Flash Point(C) 
110 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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