heptacosane


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heptacosane

[hep′täk·ə‚sān or ‚hep·tə′kō‚sān]
(organic chemistry)
C27H56 A hydrocarbon; water-insoluble crystals melting at 60°C and boiling at 270°C (at 15 mmHg); soluble in alcohol; found in beeswax.
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GC-EAD active compounds: (1) n-tricosane; (2) 3-methyl tricosane; (3) unknown; (4) n-pentacosane; (5) 13-methyl pentacosane; (6) n-heptacosane; (7) 13,15-dimethyl heptacosane.
The results showed that both males and females responded positively to the odor of ethyl-1-hexanol and heptacosane, whereas they responded negatively to the odor of ethyl hexanoate and cis-3-hexenyl acetate.