1,2-Dipalmitoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphorylcholine (DPPC), Phosphatidylcholine (ab143947)

Overview

  • Product name

    1,2-Dipalmitoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphorylcholine (DPPC), Phosphatidylcholine
  • Description

    Phosphatidylcholine containing palmitoyl-acyl groups
  • Alternative names

    • DPPC
  • Biological description

    Phosphatidylcholine containing palmitoyl-acyl groups. For use in lipid bilayer studies and in biological systems.

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  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    63-89-8
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    [(2R)-2,3-Di(hexadecanoyloxy)propyl] 2-(trimethylazaniumyl)ethyl phosphate
  • Molecular weight

    734.05
  • Molecular formula

    C40H80NO8P
  • PubChem identifier

    452110
  • 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)CCCCCCCCCCCCCCC
  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Batenjany MM  et al. Packing characteristics of two-component bilayers composed of ester- and ether-linked phospholipids. Biophys J 72:1695-700 (1997). Read more (PubMed: 9083673) »
  • Lewis RN  et al. The interfacial structure of phospholipid bilayers: differential scanning calorimetry and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopic studies of 1,2-dipalmitoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphorylcholine and its dialkyl and acyl-alkyl analogs. Biophys J 70:2736-46 (1996). Read more (PubMed: 8744311) »
  • Otten D  et al. Stages of the bilayer-micelle transition in the system phosphatidylcholine-C12E8 as studied by deuterium- and phosphorous-NMR, light scattering, and calorimetry. Biophys J 68:584-97 (1995). Read more (PubMed: 7696511) »

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