3-Hydroxydecanoic acid

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MedKoo CAT#: 581896

CAS#: 14292-26-3

Description: 3-hydroxydecanoic acid is a medium-chain fatty acid that is decanoic acid substituted at position 3 by a hydroxy group. It has a role as an antimitotic and an Escherichia coli metabolite. It is a 3-hydroxy fatty acid and a medium-chain fatty acid. It derives from a decanoic acid. It is a conjugate acid of a 3-hydroxydecanoate. 3-Hydroxycapric acid is a normally occurring carboxylic acid in human blood plasma. It also induces a reversible shape change of the membrane crenation in human erythrocytes.

Chemical Structure

3-Hydroxydecanoic acid
CAS# 14292-26-3

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 581896
Name: 3-Hydroxydecanoic acid
CAS#: 14292-26-3
Chemical Formula: C10H20O3
Exact Mass: 188.1412
Molecular Weight: 188.27
Elemental Analysis: C, 63.80; H, 10.71; O, 25.49

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Synonym: 3-Hydroxydecanoic acid; Decanoic acid, 3-hydroxy-

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (S)-3-hydroxydecanoic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C10H20O3/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-9(11)8-10(12)13/h9,11H,2-8H2,1H3,(H,12,13)/t9-/m0/s1


Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >3 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 188.27 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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