(-)-Camphoric acid

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Synonyms (1S,3R)-1,2,2-Trimethyl-1,3-cyclopentanedicarboxylic acid
Product Type Chemical


MW 200.23
CAS 560-09-8
Source/Host Chemicals Synthetic
Purity Chemicals ≥98% (HPLC)
Appearance White crystalline.
Solubility Soluble in ethanol, methanol or water.
Identity Determined by NMR.
Declaration Manufactured by Chemodex.
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Smiles CC1(C)[C@@H](CC[C@]1(C)C(O)=O)C(O)=O
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Short Term Storage +4°C
Long Term Storage -20°C
Handling Advice Keep cool and dry.
Protect from light and moisture.
Use/Stability Stable for at least 2 years after receipt when stored at -20°C.
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Chirality inducing agent. Useful tool as resolving agent to separate the isomers and purify racemic mixtures (e.g. DL-lysine) by fractionally crystallizing the product to obtain the pure isomer (e.g. D-lysine). Can also be used as building block.

Product References

(1) C.P. Berg; J. Biol. Chem. 115, 15 (1936) | (2) K.K. Bisht & E. Suresh; JACS 135, 15690 (2013) | (3) K.K. Bisht, et al.; Acta Crystallogr. B Struct. Sci. Cryst. Eng. Mater. 70, 63 (2014)

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