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(C6H5)2C(OH)-CO2H [1 record]

Record 1 2013-08-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
Universal entry(ies)
C14H12O3
formula, see observation
(C6H5)2C(OH)-CO2H
formula, see observation
DEF

A chemical product in the form of monoclinic needles which has a bitter taste, a melting point of 150°, which is slightly soluble in cold water, freely soluble in hot water, alcohol, ether and which has the following chemical formula: C14H12O3.

OBS

hydroxy(diphenyl)acetic acid: form recommended by the IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry).

OBS

alpha-hydroxy-alpha-phenylbenzeneacetic acid: The word "alpha" must be replaced by the corresponding Greek letter or italicized; CAS name.

OBS

Chemical formulas: C14H12O3 or C6H5)2C(OH)-CO2H

Key term(s)
  • a-hydroxy-a-phenylbenzeneacetic acid

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
C14H12O3
formula, see observation
(C6H5)2C(OH)-CO2H
formula, see observation
DEF

Acide de formule (C6H5)2C(OH)-CO2H, obtenu par action des hydroxydes alcalins sur le benzile.

CONT

Le réarrangement benzilique est le plus anciennement connu des réarrangements en chimie organique (Liebig, 1838), et permet de transformer une alpha-dicétone [alpha = caractère grec], comme le benzile, en alpha-hydroxyacide, comme l'acide benzilique.

OBS

Ne pas confondre avec «benzylique», qui signifie «Qui contient du benzyle» et qui se rapporte à l'alcool benzylique, de formule C6H5-CH2-OH, ou à l'ester qui dérive de cet alcool, de formule C6H5-CH2-O-CO-R, mais jamais à l'acide benzilique.

OBS

acide hydroxy(diphényl)acétique : forme recommandée par l'UICPA (Union internationale de chimie pure et appliquée).

OBS

Le mot «alpha» doit être remplacé par la lettre grecque correspondante ou être inscrit en italique.

OBS

Formules chimiques : C14H12O3 ou C6H5)2C(OH)-CO2H

Key term(s)
  • acide a-hydroxy-a-phénylbenzèneacétique

Spanish

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