Nonanoic acid (Pelargonic acid), Fatty acid (ab143891)

Overview

  • Product name

    Nonanoic acid (Pelargonic acid), Fatty acid
  • Description

    Fatty acid.
  • Alternative names

    • Pelargonic acid
  • Biological description

    Potent antifungal agent (IC50 = 50 μM against Trichophyton mentagrophytes). Inhibits spore germination and mycelial growth of pathogenic fungus. Active in vivo.
  • Purity

    > 99%
  • CAS Number

    112-05-0
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    Nonanoic acid
  • Molecular weight

    158.24
  • Molecular formula

    C9H18O2
  • PubChem identifier

    8158
  • Storage instructions

    Store at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in ethanol, in chloroform and in diethyl ether
  • 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(=O)O
  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Jang YW  et al. Nonanoic Acid, an Antifungal Compound from Hibiscus syriacus Ggoma. Mycobiology 40:145-6 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22870060) »
  • Sun Z  et al. Carbon-limited fed-batch production of medium-chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoates from nonanoic acid by Pseudomonas putida KT2440. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 74:69-77 (2007). Read more (PubMed: 17063330) »
  • Wahlberg JE & Lindberg M Nonanoic acid--an experimental irritant. Contact Dermatitis 49:117-23 (2003). Read more (PubMed: 14678207) »

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