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Oleic acid-13C18

≥99 atom % 13C, ≥99% (CP)

Synonym: 13C Labeled oleic acid, Elainic acid-13C18, Oleic acid-ul-13C



Related Categories 18 Carbon Fatty Acids, Alphabetical Listings, Fatty Acids and Conjugates, Labeled Fatty Acids and Related Products, Lipids and Fatty Acids,
grade   analytical standard
isotopic purity   ≥99 atom % 13C
assay   ≥99% (CP)
form   neat
refractive index   n20/D 1.4595(lit.)
bp   192-195 °C/1.2 mmHg(lit.)
mp   13.4 °C(lit.)
density   0.947 g/mL at 25 °C
mass shift   M+18
storage temp.   −20°C



1 g in ampule

100 mg in ampule

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This product may be used as an analytical standard.


Oleic acid-13C18 was used to prepare stable isotope-labeled fatty acid (FA) mixtures. It was also used for the isotopic labeling of triglycerides (TG) in HepG2 hepatoma cells.

General description

Oleic acid-13C18 is a 13C labeled fatty acid. The disposition of 13C18 -oleic acid following in vivo intravenous and oral administration has been determined by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry.

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Safety Information

GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Hazard statements 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C
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