methyl 4-oxopentanoate
CAS 624-45-3

Chemical structure of methyl 4-oxopentanoate
  • Molecular Formula: C6H10O3
  • Molecular Weight: 130.144 g/mol
Identifiers for methyl 4-oxopentanoate
  • Cas Number: 624-45-3
  • EINECS Number: 210-846-4
  • MDL Number: MFCD00017499
  • Smiles: COC(=O)CCC(C)=O
Synthesis and properties of methyl 4-oxopentanoate
Synthesis (Preparation) Reference(s) for methyl 4-oxopentanoate: Journal of the American Chemical Society, 70, p. 2624, 1948 DOI: 10.1021/ja01188a004
Synthetic Communications, 13, p. 509, 1983
Tetrahedron, 42, p. 4247, 1986 DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4020(01)87649-3
Synonym Chemical Name(s):
methyl 4-oxopentanoate
4-oxo-pentanoic acid methyl ester
4-ketovaleric acid methyl ester
methyl 4-oxopentanoat
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Physical Properties:
Melting Point of methyl 4-oxopentanoate: n/a
Boiling Point of methyl 4-oxopentanoate: 193-195 ºC
Density of methyl 4-oxopentanoate: 1.051 g/mL
Refractive Index of methyl 4-oxopentanoate: n/a
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