Methyl cis-9,10-methylene-octadecanoate (Methyl dihydrosterculate), Unsaturated fatty acid (ab144076)

Overview

  • Product name

    Methyl cis-9,10-methylene-octadecanoate (Methyl dihydrosterculate), Unsaturated fatty acid
  • Description

    Unsaturated fatty acid
  • Alternative names

    • Methyl dihydrosterculate
  • Biological description

    Unsaturated fatty acid. Standard for bacterial cyclopropane fatty acid synthesis assays. Product of cyclopropane synthase catalyzed S-adenosylmethionine methylation to the cis double bond of oleic acid.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    3971-54-8
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    Methyl 8-(2-octylcyclopropyl)octanoate
  • Molecular weight

    310.52
  • Molecular formula

    C20H38O2
  • PubChem identifier

    543406
  • 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.

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  • SMILES

    CCCCCCCCC1CC1CCCCCCCC(=O)OC
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Ku KL  et al. Advanced gas chromatographic-mass spectrometric studies for identification of the cellular octadecenoate isomers and changes of fatty acid composition induced by ethanol stress in Escherichia coli and Escherichia coli O157: H7. J Food Prot 70:616-22 (2007). Read more (PubMed: 17388049) »
  • Bao X  et al. Characterization of cyclopropane fatty-acid synthase from Sterculia foetida. J Biol Chem 278:12846-53 (2003). Read more (PubMed: 12562759) »
  • Bao X  et al. Carbocyclic fatty acids in plants: biochemical and molecular genetic characterization of cyclopropane fatty acid synthesis of Sterculiafoetida. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:7172-7 (2002). Read more (PubMed: 11997456) »

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