Pentadecenoic acid (cis-10)Pentadecenoic acid (cis-10)
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Pentadecenoic acid (cis-10)

C15:1 (cis-10) Fatty acid

This high purity monounsaturated fatty acid is ideal as a standard and for biological systems. It has a cis double bond at an even carbon (carbon 10) and therefore cannot be enzymatically degraded via the usual beta-oxidation pathway. Instead, a reductase-isomerase or an epimerase pathway must be employed in the metabolism of this fatty acid.1 Pentadecenoic acid (cis-10) is not usually found in nature and is therefore a good monounsaturated internal standard.
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1209 50 mg £93.75

Additional Information

Property Value or Rating
Product Size 50 mg
Manufacturer Matreya, LLC
Empirical Formula C15H28O2
CAS# 84743-29-3
Formula Weight 240.4
Solvent none
Source synthetic
Purity 99%
Analytical Methods TLC; GC
Natural Source Synthetic
Solubility chloroform, hexane, ethyl ether
Physical Appearance A neat liquid
Storage -20°C

1. L. Allenbach and Y. Poirier “Analysis of the Alternative Pathways for the beta-Oxidation of Unsaturated Fatty Acids Using Transgenic Plants Synthesizing Polyhydroxyalkanoates in Peroxisomes” Plant Physiology, vol. 124 pp. 1159-1168, 2000

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