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2-Methylbutanoic acid
2-Methylbutanoic acid

Formula: C5H10O2 
CAS#: 116-53-0 
MW: 102.13 

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Reference(s) for synthesis of 2-Methylbutanoic acid

Brown, R.A., Pollet, P., McKoon, E., Eckert, C.A., Liotta, C.L., and Jessop, P.G. 2001. Asymmetric hydrogenation and catalyst recycling using Ionic liquid and supercritical carbon dioxide. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123:1254-1255.
Fichter, F., and Sutter, P. 1938. Elektrolysen von mischungen von nitraten mit den salzen der methyl-äthyl-essigsäure. Helv. Chim. Acta. 21:1401-1407.
Salvini, A., Frediani, P., Bianchi, M., Piacenti, F., Pistolesi, L., and Rosi, L. 1999. The role of functionalized phosphines in the hydrogenation of carboxylic acids in the presence of phosphine substituted hydrido ruthenium complexes. J. Organomet. Chem. 582:218-228.

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