Alkylresorcinols are a naturally occurring type of phenolic lipid, present in substantial amounts in the outer layer of cereal grains. They are especially abundant in the bran layer of wheat and rye. Alkylresorcinols are known to have antimicrobial activity and are believed to have an anti-tumor function as well. Since they are not present in the endosperm, they are virtually absent in white bread. Therefore, alkylresorcinols are often used as biomarkers for whole-grain intake in research investigating the health benefits of whole grain consumption.

We offer a series of analytical standards of alkylresorcinols with different chain lengths, as well as the metabolite 3,5-Dihydroxycinnamic acid (3-(3,5-dihydroxyphenyl)-1-propanoic acid (DHPPA)), in 10 mg pack sizes.
Alkylresorcinols (general structure)
3,5-Dihydroxyhydrocinnamic acid

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56452 3,5-Dihydroxyhydrocinnamic acid analytical standard C9H10O4
56453 5-Tridecylresorcinol analytical standard C19H32O2
91822 5-Pentadecylresorcinol analytical standard C21H36O2
97001 5-Heptadecylresorcinol analytical standard C23H40O2
49519 5-(Nonadecyl-1,1,2,2-d4)resorcinol analytical standard C25D4H40O2
57981 5-Nonadecylresorcinol analytical standard C25H44O2
53503 5-Eicosylresorcinol analytical standard C26H46O2
50851 5-Heneicosylresorcinol analytical standard C27H48O2
03422 5-Tricosylresorcinol analytical standard C29H52O2