Methyl eicosenoate (cis-11)Methyl eicosenoate (cis-11)
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Methyl eicosenoate (cis-11)

Methyl eicosenoate; C20:1 (cis-11) Methyl ester

This product is the methyl ester of the monounsaturated fatty acid eicosenoic acid (cis-11) and is ideal as a standard for its identification and comparison to other isomers of eicosenoic acid.{50604} Eicosenoic acid (cis-11) is formed by the elongation of oleic acid and can then be converted to docosenoic acid and nervonic acid. It is found in many plants and animals in small amounts although in some marine fish it is one of the major fatty acids. Eicosenoic acid (cis-11) is found in the membrane of red blood cells and the concentration is higher in children with autism making it an important biomarker.{50605} Eicosenoic acid (cis-11) is also found in bone marrow aspirates and phospholipids.{50606}
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1033 100 mg £80.75

Additional Information

Property Value or Rating
Product Size 100 mg
Manufacturer Matreya, LLC
Empirical Formula C21H40O2
CAS# 179215
Formula Weight 324.5
Solvent none
Source natural
Purity 99%
Analytical Methods GC, TLC
Natural Source Plant
Solubility chloroform, hexane, ethyl ether
Physical Appearance A neat liquid
Storage -20°C

1. Y. Ando and T. Sasaki “GC Separation of cis-Eicosenoic Acid Positional Isomers on an Ionic Liquid SLB-IL100 Stationary Phase” J Am Oil Chem Soc, vol. 88 pp. 743-748, 2011 
2. L. Jin et al. “Fatty acid compositions of red blood cell phospholipids in children with autism” Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids, vol. 74 pp. 215- 221, 2006 
3. S. Nozawa et al. “Analysis of fatty acid composition in human bone marrow aspirates” Keio J Med, vol. 54 pp. 150-155, 2005

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