Methyl pentadecanoateMethyl pentadecanoate
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Methyl pentadecanoate

C15:0 Methyl ester

This high purity, odd numbered, long-chain fatty acid methyl ester is uncommon in most biological systems and is therefore often useful as an internal standard or biomarker.{50519} Pentadecanoic acid is present naturally in bovine milk where it is produced by bacteria in the rumen and it is useful as a biomarker for milk fat consumption.{29188} It is also present in some bacteria and fungi and in trace amounts in some plant oils.
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1013 1 gram £130.05

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Product Size 1 gram
Manufacturer Matreya, LLC
Empirical Formula C16H32O2
CAS# 7132-64-1
Formula Weight 256.4
Source synthetic
Purity 99%
Analytical Methods GC, TLC
Natural Source Synthetic
Solubility chloroform,ethanol,ethyl ether
Physical Appearance A neat liquid
Storage room temperature

1. C. Skeaff et al. “Dietary-Induced Changes in Fatty Acid Composition of Human Plasma, Platelet, and Erythrocyte Lipids Follow a Similar Time Course” The Journal of Nutrition, vol. 136 pp. 565-569, 2006 
2. A. Smedman et al. “Pentadecanoic acid in serum as a marker for intake of milk fat: relations between intake of milk fat and metabolic risk factors” American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 69 pp. 22-29, 1999

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