10-Hydroxydecanoic acid

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10-Hydroxydecanoic acid
10-hydroxydecanoic acid.svg
IUPAC name
10-Hydroxydecanoic acid
Other names
10-Hydroxycapric acid
3D model (JSmol)
ECHA InfoCard 100.015.317
Molar mass 188.27 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

10-Hydroxydecanic acid is a specialized saturated fatty acid that is a minor constituent of royal jelly.[1] It was scientifically discovered in 1957.[2]

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  1. ^ Noda, Naoki; Umebayashi, Kazue; Nakatani, Takafumi; Miyahara, Kazumoto; Ishiyama, Kaori (2005-08-01). "Isolation and characterization of some hydroxy fatty and phosphoric acid esters of 10-hydroxy-2-decenoic acid from the royal jelly of honeybees (Apis mellifera)". Lipids. 40 (8): 833–838. doi:10.1007/s11745-005-1445-6. ISSN 0024-4201. 
  2. ^ Butenandt, Adolf; Rembold, Heinz. "Über den Weiselzellenfuttersaft der Honigbiene I. Isolierung, Konstitutionsermittlung und Vorkommen der 10-Hydroxy-Δ 2 -decensäure". Hoppe-Seyler's Zeitschrift für physiologische Chemie. 308 (Jahresband): 284–289. doi:10.1515/bchm2.1957.308.1.284.