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Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society

, Volume 26, Issue 12, pp 690–691 | Cite as

The synthesis of 12-ketostearic acid

  • Oliver Grummitt
  • K. G. Siedschlag
Article

Summary

A synthesis of 12-ketostearic acid in 78% yield from castor oil by methanolysis to methyl ricinoleate, reduction to methyl-12-hydroxystearate, oxidation to methyl-12-ketostearate, followed by saponification has been described in detail.

Keywords

Potato Chip Propyl Gallate Butylate Hydroxyanisole Ricinoleate Sebacic Acid 
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Copyright information

© The American Oil Chemists’ Society 1949

Authors and Affiliations

  • Oliver Grummitt
    • 1
  • K. G. Siedschlag
    • 1
  1. 1.Western Reserve UniversityCleveland 6

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