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8-Bromooctanoic acid

97%

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Synonym(s):
8-Bromocaprylic acid
Linear Formula:
Br(CH2)7CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
223.11
Beilstein:
1756103
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Assay

97%

reaction suitability

reagent type: cross-linking reagent

bp

147-150 °C/2 mmHg (lit.)

mp

35-37 °C (lit.)

functional group

bromo
carboxylic acid

SMILES string

OC(CCCCCCCBr)=O

InChI

1S/C8H15BrO2/c9-7-5-3-1-2-4-6-8(10)11/h1-7H2,(H,10,11)

InChI key

BKJFDZSBZWHRNH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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8-Bromooctanoic acid 97%

Sigma-Aldrich

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Sigma-Aldrich

150452

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2-Bromooctanoic acid 97%

Sigma-Aldrich

280348

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reaction suitability

reagent type: cross-linking reagent

reaction suitability

-

reaction suitability

-

reaction suitability

-

bp

147-150 °C/2 mmHg (lit.)

bp

165-170 °C/20 mmHg (lit.)

bp

140 °C/5 mmHg (lit.)

bp

-

mp

35-37 °C (lit.)

mp

32-34 °C (lit.)

mp

-

mp

-

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

100

functional group

bromo

functional group

-

functional group

-

functional group

azide, carboxylic acid

General description

8-Bromooctanoic acid, also known as 8-bromocaprylic acid, is a cross-linking reagent. It can undergo hydrolysis to form 8-hydroxyoctanoic acid.

Application

8-Bromooctanoic acid can be used as a crosslinking reagent to:
  • prepare 8-mercaptooctanoic acid in the biosynthesis of lipoic acid
  • attach triple helix-forming oligonucleotides (TFOs) to inhibitors in their synthesis

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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