13-Methyltetradecanoic acid, iso C15 Fatty acid (ab143978)

Overview

  • Product name

    13-Methyltetradecanoic acid, iso C15 Fatty acid
  • Description

    iso C15 Fatty acid. Antitumor agent.
  • Alternative names

    • 13-Methylmyristic acid
  • Biological description

    iso C15 Fatty acid. Antitumor agent (ID50 = 10-25 µg/ml). Induces mitochondrial-mediated apoptosis via Akt and MAPK and biosynthesis of methyl-branched polyhydroxyalkanoates. Active in vitro and in vivo.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    2485-71-4
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Cai Q  et al. 13-methyltetradecanoic acid exhibits anti-tumor activity on T-cell lymphomas in vitro and in vivo by down-regulating p-AKT and activating caspase-3. PLoS One 8:e65308 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23762338) »
  • Yang Z  et al. Induction of apoptotic cell death and in vivo growth inhibition of human cancer cells by a saturated branched-chain fatty acid, 13-methyltetradecanoic acid. Cancer Res 60:505-9 (2000). Read more (PubMed: 10676625) »
  • Kaneda T Iso- and anteiso-fatty acids in bacteria: biosynthesis, function, and taxonomic significance. Microbiol Rev 55:288-302 (1991). Read more (PubMed: 1886522) »

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