1-Palmitoyl-2-oleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphorylcholine (POPC), Zwitterionic phospholipid (ab143958)

Overview

  • Product name

    1-Palmitoyl-2-oleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphorylcholine (POPC), Zwitterionic phospholipid
  • Description

    Zwitterionic phospholipid
  • Alternative names

    • POPC
  • Biological description

    Zwitterionic phospholipid. For use in lipid bilayer studies and biological systems.

    See similar compound
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    26853-31-6
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    [(2R)-3-Hexadecanoyloxy-2-[(Z)-octadec-9-enoyl]oxypropyl] 2-(trimethylazaniumyl)ethyl phosphate
  • Molecular weight

    760.09
  • Molecular formula

    C42H82NO8P
  • PubChem identifier

    5497103
  • Storage instructions

    Store at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • SMILES

    CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)OC[C@H](COP(=O)([O-])OCC[N+](C)(C)C)OC(=O)CCCCCCC/C=C\CCCCCCCC
  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Beranova L  et al. Oxidation changes physical properties of phospholipid bilayers: fluorescence spectroscopy and molecular simulations. Langmuir 26:6140-4 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 20387820) »
  • Mason AJ  et al. Zwitterionic phospholipids and sterols modulate antimicrobial peptide-induced membrane destabilization. Biophys J 93:4289-99 (2007). Read more (PubMed: 17766347) »
  • Abraham T  et al. Isothermal titration calorimetry studies of the binding of a rationally designed analogue of the antimicrobial peptide gramicidin s to phospholipid bilayer membranes. Biochemistry 44:2103-12 (2005). Read more (PubMed: 15697236) »

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