Methyl Pyridyl Ketone
Title: Methyl Pyridyl Ketone
CAS Registry Number: 350-03-8
CAS Name: 1-(3-Pyridinyl)ethanone
Additional Names: 3-acetylpyridine; b-acetylpyridine; methyl 3-pyridyl ketone; methyl b-pyridyl ketone
Molecular Formula: C7H7NO
Molecular Weight: 121.14
Percent Composition: C 69.40%, H 5.82%, N 11.56%, O 13.21%
Literature References: A nicotinic acid antagonist. Prepd in dry distillation of Ca-nicotinate with Ca-acetate. The ketone is isolated through the phenylhydrazone: Engler, Kiby, Ber. 22, 597 (1889).
Properties: Liquid, bp 220°. Freely sol in acids.
Boiling point: bp 220°
 
Derivative Type: Ketoxime
Molecular Formula: NC5H4C(CH3)=NOH
Properties: Crystals from alcohol or benzene, mp 112°.
Melting point: mp 112°
 
Derivative Type: Ketoxime hydrochloride
Properties: Crystals from alcohol, mp 204°.
Melting point: mp 204°
 
Derivative Type: Phenylhydrazone
Molecular Formula: NC5H4C(CH3)=NNHC6H5
Properties: Yellow needles from alcohol, mp 137°.
Melting point: mp 137°

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