Overview

  • Product name

    Methyl 12-methyltridecanoate
  • Description

    iso-Tetradecanoic methyl ester
  • Alternative names

    • Methyl isomyristate
  • Biological description

    iso-Tetradecanoic methyl ester. Possible use as a taxonomic marker, in iso-fatty acid studies, synthesis and as an internal standard.

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  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    5129-58-8
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    Methyl 12-methyltridecanoate
  • Molecular weight

    242.40
  • Molecular formula

    C15H30O2
  • PubChem identifier

    21204
  • 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)CCCCCCCCCCC(=O)OC
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • 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) »
  • Carballeira NM  et al. The first total synthesis of the marine fatty acid (+/-)-2-methoxy-13-methyltetradecanoic acid: a cytotoxic fatty acid to leukemia cells. Chem Phys Lipids 126:149-53 (2003). Read more (PubMed: 14623450) »
  • Kaneda T Iso- and anteiso-fatty acids in bacteria: biosynthesis, function, and taxonomic significance. Microbiol Rev 55:288-302 (1991). Read more (PubMed: 1886522) »

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