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13173-09-6 - Bicyclo[3.2.0]hept-2-en-6-one, 97% - B22472 - Alfa Aesar

B22472 Bicyclo[3.2.0]hept-2-en-6-one, 97%

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5g 148.00
25g 511.00
100g 1536.00
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Bicyclo[3.2.0]hept-2-en-6-one, 97%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Air Sensitive


Bicyclo[3.2.0]hept-2-en-6-one is widely utilized to study enantioselective Baeyer-Villiger oxidation of (±)-cis-bicyclo(3.2.0)hept-2-en-6-one. It is used in the synthesis of a series of chalcone derivatives by reacting with arylaldehydes. It is also used to analyze the extremophile enzymes (monooxygenase and hydrolases) in microorganisms which are isolated from a deep-water petroleum reservoir and at high temperatures using fluorogenic assays and multibioreactions.


Air sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Butinar, L.; Mohorcic, M.; Deyris, V.; Duquesne, K.; Iacazio, G.; Bruno, M. C.; Friedrich, J.; Alphand, V. Prevalence and specificity of Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenases in fungi. Phytochemistry 2015, 177, 144-153.

Summers, B. D.; Omar, M.; Ronson, T. O.; Cartwright, J.; Lloyd, M.; Grogan, G. E. coli cells expressing the Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenase ‘MO14’ (ro03437) from Rhodococcus jostii RHA1 catalyse the gram-scale resolution of a bicyclic ketone in a fermentor. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, 13 (6), 1897-1903.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H315-H319-H335

Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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