methyl behenate

methyl behenate

[′meth·əl bə′he‚nāt]
(organic chemistry)
CH3(CH2)20COOCH3 A combustible, waxlike solid with a melting point of 53.2°C; soluble in alcohol and ether; used in medical and biochemical research and as a reference standard for gas chromatography. Also known as methyl docosanoate.
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