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1685. Manufacture of Fatty Acids by the Oxidation of Paraffin. V. Methanol-Soluble Portion of the Unsaponifiable Matter. Jour. Soc. Chem. Ind. (Japan), vol. 45, 1942, pp. 544-545; Chem. Abs., vol. 43, 1949, p. 9029.
Saponification of the oxidized product was carried out in the presence of MeOH at high temperature and pressure. The MeOH soluble portion of the unsaponifiable matter contained most of the intermediate oxidation products. Unchanged paraffins were insoluble in MeOH.