193070

Sigma-Aldrich

2-Methylbutyric acid

98%

Synonym(s):
NSC 7304
Linear Formula:
C2H5CH(CH3)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
102.13
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

vapor pressure

0.5 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.405 (lit.)

bp

176-177 °C (lit.)

density

0.936 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCC(C)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C5H10O2/c1-3-4(2)5(6)7/h4H,3H2,1-2H3,(H,6,7)

InChI key

WLAMNBDJUVNPJU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Enantioselective esterification of (+/-)-2-methylbutynic acid catalyzed by Chromobacterium viscosum lipase immobilized in microemulsion-based organogels has been investigated.

Application

2-Methylbutyric acid was used in the synthesis of 2-methylbutyric anhydride, an acylating agent.

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 193070.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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Danger

Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN 3265 8 / PGII

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

170.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

77 °C - closed cup

Enantioselective esterification of 2-methylbutyric acid catalyzed via lipase immobilized in microemulsion-based organogels.
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