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Hi-tech processing methods and skilled professionals support us to manufacture, export and supply extremely pure 2-Hydroxyoctanoic acid. The offered acid is formulated with the aid of innovative methods in accordance with industrial standards. This acid is widely used as an inhibitor purified acyl-CoA synthase. It is also used in the development of medium-chain hydroxy-fatty acid enantiomer separation and detection systems. Besides, we are providing this 2-Hydroxyoctanoic acid at market leading prices.
Synonym: (±)-2-Hydroxycaprylic acid
Linear Formula: CH3(CH2)5CH(OH)COOH
Molecular Weight: 160.21
CAS Number: 617-73-2
(±)-2-Hydroxyoctanoic acid inhibits purified medium-chain acyl-CoA synthetase from bovine liver mitochondria (Ki, 500 uM) with hexanoic acid as a substrate .
(±)-2-Hydroxyoctanoic acid is a mixture of the D and L-2-hydroxyoctanoic acid enantiomers. (±)-2-Hydroxyoctanoic acid may be used in the development of medium-chain hydroxy-fatty acid enantiomer separation and detection systems. 2-Hydroxyoctanoic acid may be used as an inhibitor to study the kinteics of medium chain acyl-CoA synthetase(s).