Triacontanol Identifiers CAS number PubChem ChemSpider UNII ChEBI ChEMBL Jmol-3D images Image 1 Properties Molecular formula C30H62O Molar mass 438.81 g/mol Density 0.777 g/mol at 95 °C Melting point
Solubility in water Insoluble (what is: /?)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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.
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Ethanol · 1-Propanol · Butanol/Isobutanol · 1-Pentanol · 1-Hexanol · 1-Heptanol
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