4-Methylpentanoic acid

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4-Methylpentanoic acid is a carboxylic acid of five carbons with methyl substitution at fourth carbon. It is also called 4-methylvaleric acid or isocaproic acid.

4-Methylpentanoic acid
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Names
IUPAC name
4-Methylpentanoic acid
Other names
4-Methylvaleric acid; Isocaproic acid
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.010.423
Properties
C6H12O2
Molar mass 116.160 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "4-methylpentanoic acid - C6H12O2 - ChemSynthesis". ChemSynthesis.com. Retrieved 16 December 2014.