3-Hydroxyoctadecanoic acid, 3-Hydroxy fatty acid (ab144040)

Overview

  • Product name

    3-Hydroxyoctadecanoic acid, 3-Hydroxy fatty acid
  • Description

    3-Hydroxy fatty acid
  • Biological description

    3-Hydroxy fatty acid. Component of Campylobacter cellular fatty acids. Use as standard, in analysis and biological systems.

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  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    45261-96-9
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    3-Hydroxyoctadecanoic acid
  • Molecular weight

    300.48
  • Molecular formula

    C18H36O3
  • PubChem identifier

    5282907
  • 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 to 5 mM and in DMSO to 100 mM
  • 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(CC(=O)O)O
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Jones PM & Bennett MJ 3-Hydroxy-fatty acid analysis by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Methods Mol Biol 603:229-43 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 20077074) »
  • Lambert MA  et al. Differentiation of Campylobacter and Campylobacter-like organisms by cellular fatty acid composition. J Clin Microbiol 25:706-13 (1987). Read more (PubMed: 3571478) »

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