2-Hydroxyoctadecanoic acid, 2-Hydroxy C18:0 fatty acid (ab144010)

Overview

  • Product name

    2-Hydroxyoctadecanoic acid, 2-Hydroxy C18:0 fatty acid
  • Description

    2-Hydroxy C18:0 fatty acid
  • Alternative names

    • alpha-Hydroxystearic acid
  • Biological description

    2-Hydroxy C18:0 fatty acid. For use in α-hydroxylated medium chain fatty acid studies and as internal standard.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    629-22-1
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    2-Hydroxyoctadecanoic acid
  • Molecular weight

    300.48
  • Molecular formula

    C18H36O3
  • PubChem identifier

    69417
  • 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

    CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(C(=O)O)O
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Lendrum CD  et al. Nonequilibrium 2-hydroxyoctadecanoic acid monolayers: effect of electrolytes. Langmuir 27:4430-8 (2011). Read more (PubMed: 21417341) »
  • Foulon V  et al. Breakdown of 2-hydroxylated straight chain fatty acids via peroxisomal 2-hydroxyphytanoyl-CoA lyase: a revised pathway for the alpha-oxidation of straight chain fatty acids. J Biol Chem 280:9802-12 (2005). Read more (PubMed: 15644336) »
  • Salim-Hanna M  et al. Alpha-oxidation of alpha-hydroxyfatty acids in rat brain. Possible involvement of an alpha-peroxylactone. Lipids 24:750-2 (1989). Read more (PubMed: 2586231) »

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