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(±)-2-Hydroxyoctanoic acid

Synonym: (±)-2-Hydroxycaprylic acid, 2-Hydroxycaprylic acid

  • CAS Number 617-73-2

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)5CH(OH)COOH

  • Molecular Weight 160.21

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1760638

  •  EC Number 210-524-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00014410

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24895793

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Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Fatty Acids and conjugates, Fatty Acyls, Hydroxy Fatty Acids, Lipids More...
InChI Key   JKRDADVRIYVCCY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

(±)-2-Hydroxyoctanoic acid inhibits purified medium-chain acyl-CoA synthetase from bovine liver mitochondria (Ki, 500 uM) with hexanoic acid as a substrate .

(±)-2-Hydroxyoctanoic acid is a mixture of the D and L-2-hydroxyoctanoic acid enantiomers. (±)-2-Hydroxyoctanoic acid may be used in the development of medium-chain hydroxy-fatty acid enantiomer separation and detection systems. 2-Hydroxyoctanoic acid may be used as an inhibitor to study the kinteics of medium chain acyl-CoA synthetase(s).

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Safety Information

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GHS07  GHS07
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Warning
Hazard statements 
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Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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