1,2-Dimyristoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphorylcholine (DMPC), Phosphatidylcholine (ab143946)

Overview

  • Product name

    1,2-Dimyristoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphorylcholine (DMPC), Phosphatidylcholine
  • Description

    Phosphatidylcholine containing myristoyl groups
  • Alternative names

    • DMPC
  • Biological description

    Phosphatidylcholine containing myristoyl groups. For use in lipid bilayer studies and in biological systems.

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  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    18194-24-6
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    2,3-Di(tetradecanoyloxy)propyl 2-(trimethylazaniumyl)ethyl phosphate
  • Molecular weight

    677.94
  • Molecular formula

    C36H72NO8P
  • PubChem identifier

    26197
  • 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

    CCCCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)OCC(COP(=O)([O-])OCC[N+](C)(C)C)OC(=O)CCCCCCCCCCCCC
  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Young NM  et al. Review of phosphocholine substituents on bacterial pathogen glycans: synthesis, structures and interactions with host proteins. Mol Immunol 56:563-73 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23911414) »
  • Brumm T  et al. The effect of increasing membrane curvature on the phase transition and mixing behavior of a dimyristoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphatidylcholine/ distearoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphatidylcholine lipid mixture as studied by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and differential scanning calorimetry. Biophys J 70:1373-9 (1996). Read more (PubMed: 8785292) »
  • Müller E  et al. Oriented 1,2-dimyristoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphorylcholine/ganglioside membranes: a Fourier transform infrared attenuated total reflection spectroscopic study. Band assignments; orientational, hydrational, and phase behavior; and effects of Ca2+ binding. Biophys J 71:1400-21 (1996). Read more (PubMed: 8874015) »

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