Overview

  • Product name

    15-Methylhexadecanoic acid, iso C17 Fatty acid
  • Description

    iso C17 Fatty acid
  • Alternative names

    • 15-Methylpalmitic acid
  • Biological description

    iso C17 Fatty acid. Possible anti-inflammatory potential. For use in lipid studies and as internal standard.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    1603-03-8
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    15-Methylhexadecanoic acid
  • Molecular weight

    270.45
  • Molecular formula

    C17H34O2
  • PubChem identifier

    164860
  • Storage instructions

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

    Soluble in ethanol
  • 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

    CC(C)CCCCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)O
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Aparna V  et al. Anti-inflammatory property of n-hexadecanoic acid: structural evidence and kinetic assessment. Chem Biol Drug Des 80:434-9 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22642495) »
  • Bode HB  et al. Biosynthesis of iso-fatty acids in myxobacteria: iso-even fatty acids are derived by alpha-oxidation from iso-odd fatty acids. J Am Chem Soc 127:532-3 (2005). Read more (PubMed: 15643871) »
  • Mimura T  et al. Effect of various C16 fatty acids, isopentadecanoic and isomargaric acids, on stabilization of rat erythrocytes and carrageenin-induced edema. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 26:1316-9 (1978). Read more (PubMed: 657414) »

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