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The Stereochemistry of the Tetrabromides From Linoleic Acid

RM Garman, AR Duffield, RA Edwards and WT Robinson

Australian Journal of Chemistry 48(8) 1495 - 1501
Published: 1995


The stereochemistry of the crystalline 9,10,12,13-tetrabromostearic acid obtained by bromination of linoleic acid has been established by X-ray crystallograpic analysis. The structures of the corresponding oily tetrabromide , and of the two derived 1,8,9,11,12-pentabromoheptadecanes, follow.

© CSIRO 1995

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