Kethoxal

Title: Kethoxal
CAS Registry Number: 27762-78-3
CAS Name: 3-Ethoxy-1,1-dihydroxy-2-butanone
Additional Names: b-ethoxy-a-ketobutyraldehyde; 3-ethoxy-2-oxobutyraldehyde hydrate
Manufacturers' Codes: U-2032
Molecular Formula: C6H12O4
Molecular Weight: 148.16
Percent Composition: C 48.64%, H 8.16%, O 43.19%
Literature References: Also depicted as CH3CH(OC2H5)COCHO monohydrate. Prepn: Rappen, J. Prakt. Chem. 157, 177 (1941); Tiffany et al., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 79, 1682 (1957). Antiviral activity: H. E. Rennis, Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 173/1, 527 (1970).
Properties: Yellow oil. bp11 54-58°. bp760 145°. Initial nD23.7 1.4348. Miscible with alc; sol in benzene with yellow color; one part dissolves in ten parts of water.
Boiling point: bp11 54-58°; bp760 145°
Index of refraction: nD23.7 1.4348
Derivative Type: Bis(thiosemicarbazone)
CAS Registry Number: 2507-91-7
Additional Names: 2,2¢-[1-(1-Ethoxyethyl)-1,2-ethanediylidene]bishydrazinecarbothioamide; gloxazone
Manufacturers' Codes: BW-356-C-61; NSC-82116
Trademarks: Contrapar (Burroughs Wellcome)
Molecular Formula: C8H16N6OS2
Molecular Weight: 276.38
Percent Composition: C 34.77%, H 5.84%, N 30.41%, O 5.79%, S 23.20%
Therap-Cat: Antiviral.
Therap-Cat-Vet: Bis(thiosemicarbazone) as anaplasmodastat.
Keywords: Antiviral.
Ketipic Acid Ketorolac Khat Khellin Khellol Glucoside