Triacontanol


Triacontanol
Triacontanol[1]
Identifiers
CAS number 593-50-0 YesY
PubChem 68972
ChemSpider 62194 YesY
UNII 767RD0E90B YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:28409 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL1079147 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C30H62O
Molar mass 438.81 g/mol
Density 0.777 g/mol at 95 °C
Melting point

87 °C

Solubility in water Insoluble
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

1-Triacontanol is a fatty alcohol of the general formula C30H62O, also known as melissyl alcohol or myricyl alcohol. It is found in plant cuticle waxes and in beeswax. Triacontanol is a growth stimulant for many plants, most notably roses, in which it rapidly increases the number of basal breaks.

References

  1. ^ Merck Index, 11th Edition, 9506.