TRANS-CYCLOBUTANE-1,2-DICARBOXYLIC ACID

Trans-cyclobutane-1,2-dicarboxylic acid, also known as CAS No. 1124-13-6, is an organic compound used in the production of polymers and pharmaceuticals. It is a cycloalkane compound consisting of four carbon atoms connected in a ring and two carboxyl groups with a trans-configuration. It is a white crystalline solid with a molecular weight of 144.13 g/mol.

1124-13-6

Chemical Name:

TRANS-CYCLOBUTANE-1,2-DICARBOXYLIC ACID

CAS No:

1124-13-6

Molecular Fomula:

C6H8O4

Formula Weight:

144.13

Chemical Uses

Description:

Trans-cyclobutane-1,2-dicarboxylic acid, also known as CAS No. 1124-13-6, is an organic compound widely used in the production of polymers and pharmaceuticals. Its four carbon atoms are connected in a ring, while two carboxyl groups are attached in a trans-configuration. This compound appears as a white crystalline solid, and its molecular weight is 144.13 g/mol.

Chemical Properties:

White crystalline solid

Uses:

Trans-cyclobutane-1,2-dicarboxylic acid has a wide range of applications in the industry and the medical field. It is used as an intermediate in the synthesis of polymers and other materials, especially when a monomer with two carboxyl groups is required. It is also a key component of several pharmaceuticals, such as metformin, which is used to treat diabetes. 

Due to its usefulness and versatility, trans-cyclobutane-1,2-dicarboxylic acid is produced on a large scale. It is generally synthesized through the reaction of cyclobutanol and maleic anhydride, followed by hydrolysis of the anhydride. This synthesis is a simple and efficient process that requires mild conditions and readily available reagents. 

Apart from its industrial and pharmaceutical applications, trans-cyclobutane-1,2-dicarboxylic acid has also been studied extensively in scientific research. Its unique structure and characteristics make it an attractive molecule for researchers interested in exploring cyclic compounds. It has been used in various studies related to conformational analysis, reactivity, and thermodynamics.

Chemical Properties

Chemical name:

TRANS-CYCLOBUTANE-1,2-DICARBOXYLIC ACID

Cas No:

124-13-6

Molecular Formula:

C6H8O4

Formula Weight:

144.13 g/mol

EINECS

214-392-8

Melting point

125-131 °C

Boiling point

140 °C(Press: 2 Torr)

Refractive index

1.4556 (589.3 nm 25℃)

Density

1.509±0.06 g/cm3(Predicted)

pka

pK1:3.79 ;pK2:5.61 (25°C)

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Tags: SPECSAB-131/40227215; RARECHEMALBO2332; TRANS-1,2-CYCLOBUTANEDICARBOXYLICACID; TRANS-CYCLOBUTANE-1,2-DICARBOXYLICACID; 1,2-Cyclobutanedicarboxylicacid; 1,2-Cyclobutanedicarboxylicacid,(E)-; 1,2-Cyclobutanedicarboxylicacid,trans-; cyclobutane-1 2-dicarboxylic acid; cyclobutane-1 1-dicarboxylic acid; trans cyclohexane 1 2 diol; trans-2-methylcyclohexanecarboxylic acid; trans-1 2-dimethylcyclobutane; trans-1 2-dibromocyclobutane; trans-1 2-cyclobutanedicarboxylic acid; trans-1 3-dimethylcyclobutane

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