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459941 Aldrich

(R)-(−)-Benzoin

98%

Synonym: (R)-2-Hydroxy-2-phenylacetophenone

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Properties

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InChI Key   ISAOCJYIOMOJEB-CYBMUJFWSA-N
assay   98%
optical activity   [α]24/D −115°, c = 1.5 in acetone
optical purity   ee: 99% (HPLC)
mp   135-137 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

25 mg in clear glass bottle

Application

(R)-(-)-Benzoin may be used in the preparation of (R)-2-hydroxy-1-phenylpropanone by reacting with benzaldehyde lyase (BAL) in the presence of acetaldehyde.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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