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B103500

Sigma-Aldrich

Butyric acid

≥99%

Linear Formula:
CH3CH2CH2COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
88.11
Beilstein:
906770
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

vapor density

3.04 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.43 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

824 °F

expl. lim.

10 %

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.398 (lit.)

pH

2 (25 °C, 10 g/L)
3 (20 °C, 10 g/L)

bp

162 °C (lit.)

mp

−6-−3 °C (lit.)

density

0.964 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C4H8O2/c1-2-3-4(5)6/h2-3H2,1H3,(H,5,6)

InChI key

FERIUCNNQQJTOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

human ... HDAC1(3065)

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Application

Butyric acid may be used as a starting material in the preparation of 4-heptanone.

Packaging

5, 100, 500 mL in glass bottle

Pictograms

CorrosionExclamation mark

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

161.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

72 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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4-Heptanone
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Lara A Skelton et al.
Physiological reports, 3(3) (2015-03-18)
The renal proximal tubule (PT) plays a major role in whole-body pH homeostasis by secreting H(+) into the tubule lumen. Previous work demonstrated that PTs respond to basolateral changes in [CO2] and [HCO3-] by appropriately altering H(+) secretion-responses blocked by
Gili Berkovitch et al.
Journal of medicinal chemistry, 51(23), 7356-7369 (2008-11-15)
Multifunctional acyloxyalkyl ester prodrugs of 5-aminolevulinic acid in cancer cell lines inhibited the proteasome and induced apoptosis and heme synthesis. The most potent prodrug was butyryloxymethyl 5-amino-4-oxopentanoate (1a). The metabolically released formaldehyde from the prodrugs was the dominant factor affecting
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Nature neuroscience, 7(2), 153-159 (2004-01-28)
The rewarding effect of drugs of abuse is mediated by activation of the mesolimbic dopamine system, which is inhibited by putative anti-craving compounds. Interestingly, different GABA(B) receptor agonists can exert similarly opposing effects on the reward pathway, but the cellular

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