1-Naphthaleneacetic acid

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1-Naphthaleneacetic acid
IUPAC name 2-(1-Naphthyl)acetic acid
Other names 1-Naphthaleneacetic acid
α-Naphthaleneacetic acid
Naphthylacetic acid
NAA
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
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Properties
C12H10O2
Molar mass 186.2066 g/mol
Appearance White powder
Melting point
Acidity (pKa) 4.24 (25 °C)
Related compounds
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

1-Naphthaleneacetic acid, commonly abbreviated NAA, is an organic compound with the formula C10H7CH2CO2H. This colourless solid is soluble in organic solvents. It features a carboxylmethyl group (CH2CO2H) linked to the "1-position" of naphthalene. NAA is a plant hormone in the auxin family and is an ingredient in many commercial plant rooting horticultural products; it is a rooting agent and used for the vegetative propagation of plants from stem and leaf cutting.

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