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Synonym: α-Naphthol, 1-Hydroxynaphthalene
Linear Formula: C10H7OH
Molecular Weight: 144.17
CAS Number: 90-15-3
|vapor density||4.5 (120 °C, vs air)|
|vapor pressure||1 mmHg ( 94 °C)|
|autoignition temp.||1007 °F|
|expl. lim.||5 %|
|color||white to off-white|
|fluorescence||λex 300 nm; λem 472 nm (Borax buffer)|
|Gene Information||human ... CYP1A2(1544)|
10, 100, 500 g in glass bottle
1-Naphthol has been used as a prooxidant to analyze its ability to induce hemolysis in a zebrafish G6PD (glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase) deficiency model.
1-Naphthol is a hydroxyl-aromatic compound. Its thermodynamic properties such as heat capacity, sublimation pressure, vapor pressure, enthalpies of combustion, formation and fusion have been estimated. The decomposition of 1-naphthol in aqueous solutions on exposure to gamma radiation has been studied. The ability of biochar of orange peels in adsorbing 1-naphthol from water has been investigated. The activation energy and the reaction rate constant of the enzymatic polymerization of 1-naphthol using laccase have been reported. It undergoes hydrogenation in the presence of a rhodium catalyst to form cis,cis 1-decalol.