hexanoic acid


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Related to hexanoic acid: Octanoic acid, decanoic acid, methyl hexanoate

hex·a·no·ic acid

 (hĕk′sə-nō′ĭk)

hexanoic acid

(ˌhɛksəˈnəʊɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an insoluble oily carboxylic acid found in coconut and palm oils and in milk. Formula: C5H11COOH
[C20: from hexane + -oic]
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Noun1.hexanoic acid - a fatty acid found in animal oils and fats or made synthetically; smells like goats
saturated fatty acid - a fatty acid whose carbon chain cannot absorb any more hydrogen atoms; found chiefly in animal fats
Translations
Hexansäure
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Ethyl acetate, ethyl hexanoate, ethyl octanoate, 2-methyl1-butanol, 3-methyl-1-butanol, 1-hexanol, 1-octanol, phenylethyl alcohol, and hexanoic acid were positively identified by comparing the spectra and chromatographic peak RIs of samples and analytical standards.
It will invest in INEOS Oxide units to produce a variety of oxo chemical derivatives including 2-ethyl hexanoic acid and polyalcohols.
In pastirma samples, pentanoic acid, 2-methyl and hexanoic acid as acids were found (Table 3).
Charged n-hexanoic acid kept in the 250 mL round-bottom flask in the reflux condenser was heated to 60[degrees]C along with the catalyst, prepared using hexanoic acid (HA) and chromium (III) chloride hexahydrate (1:2 mol ratio), with toluene as the solvent, with continual stirring for 30 min.
w] (g/mol) Pentanoic acid 99 102 Hexanoic acid 98 116 Heptanoic acid 97 130 Octanoic acid 98 144 Nonanoic acid 97 158 Decanoic acid 98 172 Undecanoic acid 98 186 Dodecanoic acid 98 200 Tridecanoic acid 98 214 Tetradecanoic acid 99 228 Pentadecanoic acid 99 242 1-Bromoalkane Purity (%) [M.