Record Information
Version1.0
Creation date2015-10-09 22:29:05 UTC
Update date2017-01-19 02:36:15 UTC
FoodComEx IDPC000183
FoodDB RecordNot Available
Chemical Information
NameBehenic acid
DescriptionBehenic acid (also docosanoic acid) is a normal carboxylic acid, the saturated fatty acid with formula C21H43COOH. In appearance, it consists of white to cream color crystals or powder with a melting point of 80°C and boiling point of 306°C. Behenic acid is found in many foods, some of which are macadamia nut, opium poppy, tamarind, and black elderberry.
CAS Number112-85-6
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
SynonymSource
1-DocosanoateGenerator
1-Docosanoic acidChEBI
b 95HMDB
BehenateGenerator
BehensaeureChEBI
CH3-[CH2]20-COOHChEBI
DocosanateGenerator
Docosanic acidChEBI
DocosanoateChEBI
DocosansaeureChEBI
DocosoateGenerator
Docosoic acidChEBI
DokosansaeureChEBI
Edenor C 22-85RHMDB
EXL 5HMDB
Glycon b 70HMDB
Hydrofol 2022-55HMDB
Hydrofol acid 560HMDB
N-DocosanoateGenerator
N-Docosanoic acidChEBI
Prifac 2987HMDB
Chemical FormulaNot Available
IUPAC nameNot Available
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C22H44O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20-21-22(23)24/h2-21H2,1H3,(H,23,24)
InChI KeyUKMSUNONTOPOIO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Isomeric SMILESCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O
Average Molecular Weight340.5836
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight340.334130652
Chemical Taxonomy
ClassificationNot classified
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental Water SolubilityNot Available
Melting PointNot Available
Foods of Origin
FoodContent Range AverageReference
FoodReference
Production Data
Production Methodcommercial
Production Method ReferenceNot Available
Production Method Reference FileNot Available
Quantity AvailableProduction upon request, up to 3 g
Delivery TimeNot Available
Storage Formsolid
Storage Conditions-80°C
StabilityNot Available
PurityNot Available
Spectra
Spectral Data Upon RequestNot Available
Provider Information
Contact NameContact InstitutionContact Email
Rosa Vazquez Fresnovazquezf@ualberta.ca
Commercial Vendors
AKSci M008
Cayman Chemical 9000338
Cayman Chemical HMDB0000944
MetaSci HMDB0000944
Toronto Research Chemicals B119580