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166898 Aldrich

3-Hydroxybutyric acid

95%

Synonym: (±)-3-Hydroxybutanoic acid, DL-β-Hydroxybutyric acid

  • CAS Number 300-85-6

  • Linear Formula CH3CH(OH)CH2COOH

  • Molecular Weight 104.10

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 773861

  •  EC Number 206-099-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00004546

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24850187

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C1 to C5, Carbonyl Compounds, Carboxylic Acids, Chemical Synthesis,
InChI Key   WHBMMWSBFZVSSR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   95%
refractive index   n20/D 1.443(lit.)
bp   118-120 °C/2 mmHg(lit.)
solubility   ethanol: soluble 50 mg/mL, clear
density   1.126 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

1, 5 g in glass bottle

Application

3-Hydroxybutyric acid was used in enantioselective synthesis of D-(-)-3-hydroxybutyric acid by Escherichia coli.

General description

3-Hydroxybutyric acid forms films of random copolymer with (R)-3-hydroxypentanoic acid, (R)-3-hydroxyhexanoic acid, 4-hydroxybutyric acid, 6-hydroxyhexanoic acid and (S,S)-lactide by the melt-crystallized method. It is an important intermediate for the fine chemical industry.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 166898.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3265 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
233.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
112 °C

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of 3-Hydroxybutyric Acid Methyl Ester Enantiomers on Astec® CHIRALDEX® B-DP

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of 3-Hydroxybutyric Acid Methyl Ester Enantiomers on Astec® CHIRALDEX® B-DP
Keywords: Chromatography, Clinical, Flame ionization detector, Forensic, Gas chromatography, Purification

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Metabolite descriptors included with the software download upon purchase of the product include: Name, Parent CID, molecular formula, molecular weight, CAS, ChEBI, HMDB ID, PubChem Compound and Subst...
Keywords: Mass spectrometry, Metabolites

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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