277487

Sigma-Aldrich

2-Methyltetrahydro-3-furanone

98%

Synonym(s):
4,5-Dihydro-2-methyl-3(2H)-furanone, 2-Methyltetrahydro-3-furanone
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C5H8O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
100.12
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1341334
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.429 (lit.)

bp

139 °C (lit.)

density

1.034 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CC1OCCC1=O

InChI

1S/C5H8O2/c1-4-5(6)2-3-7-4/h4H,2-3H2,1H3

InChI key

FCWYQRVIQDNGBI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

2-Methyltetrahydro-3-furanone has been employed as an quorum sensing inhibitor-molecule to investigate its effect on growth and biofilm formation in Hafnia alvei.

Packaging

5 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN1224 - class 3 - PG 3 - Ketones, liquid, n.o.s., HI: all

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

102.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

39 °C - closed cup

Eliseth Souza Viana et al.
Biological research, 42(4), 427-436 (2010-02-09)
The objective of this study was to detect the presence of acyl homoserine lactones (AHLs), signal molecules of the quorum sensing system in biofilm formed by Hafnia alvei strains. It also evaluated the effect of synthetic quorum sensing inhibitors in...

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