cis-6-Hexadecenoic acid, Monounsaturated fatty acid (ab143911)

Overview

  • Product name

    cis-6-Hexadecenoic acid, Monounsaturated fatty acid
  • Description

    Monounsaturated fatty acid
  • Biological description

    Monounsaturated fatty acid. Component of sebaceous lipids. Bactericidal properties.
  • Purity

    > 99%
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    (Z)-Hexadec-6-enoic acid
  • Molecular weight

    254.41
  • Molecular formula

    C16H30O2
  • PubChem identifier

    5312419
  • 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

    CCCCCCCCC/C=C\CCCCC(=O)O
  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Cartron ML  et al. Bactericidal activity of the human skin fatty acid cis-6-hexadecanoic acid on Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 58:3599-609 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 24709265) »
  • Fischer CL  et al. Antibacterial activity of sphingoid bases and fatty acids against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:1157-61 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22155833) »
  • Araki H  et al. Hyperproduction of sebaceous cis-6-hexadecenoic acid by esterase-reduced mutant of Rhodococcus sp. strain. J Biosci Bioeng 104:300-3 (2007). Read more (PubMed: 18023803) »

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