Calcium Mesoxalate

Title: Calcium Mesoxalate
CAS Registry Number: 21085-60-9
CAS Name: Oxo-propanedioic acid calcium salt (1:1)
Additional Names: calcium ketomalonate; calcium oxomalonate; ketomalonic acid calcium salt; mesoxalic acid calcium salt; oxomalonic acid calcium salt
Trademarks: Mesoxan
Molecular Formula: C3CaO5
Molecular Weight: 156.11
Percent Composition: C 23.08%, Ca 25.67%, O 51.24%
Literature References: Prepn: Scheiber, Hopfer, Ber. 53, 908 (1920); Kobayashi, JP 52 4157 (1952), C.A. 48, 5212a (1954); Yanagisawa, JP 60 7463 (1960), C.A. 55, 5880a (1961).
Properties: Crystalline powder, dec 210-220°. Sparingly sol in glacial acetic acid.
NOTE: May also exist as calcium dihydroxymalonate.
Therap-Cat: Oral hypoglycemic.
Keywords: Antidiabetic.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.
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