Still looking for the composition of Subarin

Richard Winder rwinder at PFC.Forestry.CA
Fri Jul 10 10:55:02 EST 1992


In article <13f7qvINN8fj at agate.berkeley.edu>, nigel at pathos () writes:
>Hi,
>
>I'm still trying to figure out the composition of Subarin... any takers?
>
>-nigel
>
Do you mean suberin?

Fahn (Plant anatomy, 3rd ed.) says it is a fatty substance.  I note that in
Morrison & Boyd (Organic Chemistry, 3rd edition) suberic acid is listed as
HOOC(CH2)6COOH, m.p. 144.

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