Hexacosanoic acid (Cerotic acid), Very long chain fatty acid (ab143916)

Overview

  • Product name

    Hexacosanoic acid (Cerotic acid), Very long chain fatty acid
  • Description

    Very long chain fatty acid
  • Biological description

    Very long chain fatty acid. β-oxidation substrate in peroxisomes. Shows proinflammatory effects. Biomarker for adrenoleukodystrophy. Blood-brain barrier permeable. Orally active.
  • Purity

    > 99%
  • CAS Number

    506-46-7
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • El Hajj HI  et al. The inflammatory response in acyl-CoA oxidase 1 deficiency (pseudoneonatal adrenoleukodystrophy). Endocrinology 153:2568-75 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22508517) »
  • Deon M  et al. The effect of Lorenzo's oil on oxidative stress in X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy. J Neurol Sci 247:157-64 (2006). Read more (PubMed: 16750542) »
  • Lageweg W  et al. Oxidation of very-long-chain fatty acids in rat brain: cerotic acid is beta-oxidized exclusively in rat brain peroxisomes. Biochim Biophys Acta 1085:381-4 (1991). Read more (PubMed: 1911873) »

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