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Sigma-Aldrich

Glyceryl tributyrate

puriss., ≥98.5% (GC)

Synonym(s):
Glycerol tributyrate, Tributyrin, 1,2,3-Tributyrylglycerol
Linear Formula:
(CH3CH2CH2COOCH2)2CHOCOCH2CH2CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
302.36
Beilstein:
1714746
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

grade

puriss.

Quality Level

assay

≥98.5% (GC)

form

liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.435 (lit.)
n20/D 1.435

bp

129-131 °C/0.03 mmHg (lit.)
287-288 °C (lit.)

density

1.032 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)
1.032 g/mL at 20 °C

SMILES string

CCCC(=O)OCC(COC(=O)CCC)OC(=O)CCC

InChI

1S/C15H26O6/c1-4-7-13(16)19-10-12(21-15(18)9-6-3)11-20-14(17)8-5-2/h12H,4-11H2,1-3H3

InChI key

UYXTWWCETRIEDR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Glyceryl tributyrate can be used as:
  • A model compound to study transesterification in vegetable oil for the synthesis of biodiesel catalyzed by the metal-loaded MgAl oxides.
  • A reactant in the synthesis of methyl butanoate by transesterification with methanol using Li-promoted CaO catalysts.

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

345.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

174 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Metal-loaded MgAl oxides for transesterification of glyceryl tributyrate and palm oil
Tittabut T and Trakarnpruk W
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 47(7), 2176-2181 (2008)
Li?CaO catalysed tri-glyceride transesterification for biodiesel applications.
Watkins RS, et al.
Green Chemistry, 6(7), 335-340 (2004)
Peter J Richards et al.
Journal of biomedical materials research. Part B, Applied biomaterials, 92(2), 439-446 (2009-11-21)
Epidural adhesion formation is believed to be a central governing factor in the prevalence of pain after spinal surgery and is regarded as being the primary instigator of neural tethering, leading to complications during revision surgery. In this study, we
María Teresa Tejedor-Junco et al.
Journal of clinical microbiology, 48(2), 596-598 (2009-12-25)
Two tributyrin hydrolysis-negative Moraxella isolates obtained in cases of keratoconjunctivitis in Camelus dromedarius in the Canary Islands showed highest degrees of 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity to Moraxella canis. A level of DNA relatedness to the M. canis type strain
M H Sodergren et al.
Scandinavian journal of surgery : SJS : official organ for the Finnish Surgical Society and the Scandinavian Surgical Society, 99(3), 153-161 (2010-11-04)
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