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P21005

Sigma-Aldrich

4-Phenylbutyric acid

99%

Linear Formula:
C6H5(CH2)3COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
164.20
Beilstein:
638180
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

99%

bp

165 °C/10 mmHg (lit.)

mp

49-51 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

OC(=O)CCCc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C10H12O2/c11-10(12)8-4-7-9-5-2-1-3-6-9/h1-3,5-6H,4,7-8H2,(H,11,12)

InChI key

OBKXEAXTFZPCHS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

4-Phenylbutyric acid (4-PBA) is used in the treatment of urea cycle disorders.

Application

4-PBA has been used as a selective inhibitor of endoplasmic reticulum stress (ERS).
It can also be used as a reactant in the synthesis of:
  • 1-Tetralone using Lewis acid catalyst.
  • 4,N-diphenylbutyramide.

Packaging

25, 100 g in poly bottle

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

The therapeutic effects of 4-phenylbutyric acid in maintaining proteostasis.
Kolb PS, et al.
The International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, 61, 45-52 (2015)
Clean, reusable and low cost heterogeneous catalyst for amide synthesis
Comerford JW, et al.
Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England), 18(21), 2562-2564 (2009)
Synthesis of 1-tetralones by intramolecular Friedel?Crafts reaction of 4-arylbutyric acids using Lewis acid catalysts
Cui DM, et al.
Tetrahedron Letters, 44(21), 4007-4010 (2003)
Induction of apoptosis coupled to endoplasmic reticulum stress through regulation of CHOP and JNK in bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
Guo G, et al.
Journal of immunology research (2015)
Karin Eigner et al.
Scientific reports, 7(1), 17498-17498 (2017-12-14)
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