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Abietic acid

SIAL/00010 - technical, ~75% (GC)

CAS Number: 514-10-3
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation): C20H30O2
Molecular Weight: 302.45
EC Number: 208-178-3
MDL Number: MFCD03423567
Linear Formula: C20H30O2
Product Type: Chemical

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45-00010-25G 25 g
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45-00010-100G 100 g
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assay ~75% (GC)
form solid
grade technical
InChI 1S/C20H30O2/c1-13(2)14-6-8-16-15(12-14)7-9-17-19(16,3)10-5-11-20(17,4)18(21)22/h7,12-13,16-17H,5-6,8-11H2,1-4H3,(H,21,22)/t16-,17+,19+,20+/m0/s1
mp 139-142 °C (lit.)
  150-165 °C
optical activity [α]20/D −85±10°, c = 1% in ethanol
Quality Level 100 
SMILES string CC(C)C1=CC2=CC[C@@H]3[C@](C)(CCC[C@@]3(C)C(O)=O)[C@H]2CC1
storage temp. 2-8°C
Application: Abietic acid can be used as a precursor in the preparation of:       
•  Epoxy and petrochemical curing agents.
•  Dehydroabietic acid derivatives as potential antitumor, antimycotic, and antiviral agents.

It can also be used as a starting material in the total synthesis of:
•  (−)-triptonide and (−)-triptolide as potent antitumor and immunosuppressant agents       
•  quinone (−)-12-deoxyroyleanone as antileishmanial agent       
•  abietic acid-derived catechol (methyl 11,12-dihydroxyabietate-8,11,13-trien-18-oate, MDTO) as a potential antioxidant agent

Other Notes: Starting material for natural product synthesis; Epoxidation with MCPBA
Purity ~75% (GC)
mp 139-142 °C (lit.); 150-165 °C
Storage Temp. 2-8°C
UNSPSC 12352002

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