Ninhydrin
CAS 485-47-2

Chemical structure of Ninhydrin
  • Molecular Formula: C9H6O4
  • Molecular Weight: 178.144 g/mol
Identifiers for Ninhydrin
  • Cas Number: 485-47-2
  • EINECS Number: 207-618-1
  • MDL Number: MFCD00003791
  • InChIKey: FEMOMIGRRWSMCU-UHFFFAOYAM
  • Smiles: OC1(O)C(=O)C2=C(C=CC=C2)C1=O
Synthesis and properties of Ninhydrin
Synthesis (Preparation) Reference(s) for Ninhydrin: The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 28, p. 1896, 1963
Synthesis, p. 506, 1987
Tetrahedron Letters, 9, p. 6201, 1968
Synonym Chemical Name(s):
Ninhydrin
485-47-2
2,2-dihydroxy-1H-indene-1,3(2H)-dione
2,2-dihydroxyindane-1,3-quinone
2,2-dihydroxy-indene-1,3-dione
2,2-dihydroxyinden-1,3-dion
2,2-dihydroxyindène-1,3-dione
2,2-ジヒドロキシインデン-1,3-ジオン
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Physical Properties:
Melting Point of Ninhydrin: 250 ºC
Boiling Point of Ninhydrin: n/a
Density of Ninhydrin: 0.862 g/mL
Refractive Index of Ninhydrin: n/a
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