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44864 Sigma-Aldrich

cis-5,8,11,14,17-Eicosapentaenoic acid

analytical standard

Synonym: EPA, Timnodonic acid

  • CAS Number 10417-94-4

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2CH=CH)5(CH2)3CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 302.45

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1714433

  •  MDL number MFCD00065716

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24868422

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Biology, Fatty Acids, Fatty Acids and conjugates, Fatty Acyls,
grade   analytical standard
InChI Key   JAZBEHYOTPTENJ-JLNKQSITSA-N
assay   ≥98.5% (GC)
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.4977(lit.)
mp   −54-−53 °C(lit.)
density   0.943 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
format   neat
storage temp.   −20°C
Gene Information   mouse ... Pparg(19016)

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

5-Lipoxygenase inhibitor; reduces thromboxane A2 production.

Other Notes

Same product — same quality — now Sigma-Aldrich brand

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Price and Availability


All labs need water
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
199.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
93 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Heart Disease

The potential for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease through increased dietary intake of omega-3 (w-3) fish oils is not a recent scientific discovery. A historically important stu...
BioFiles 2007, 2.2, 14.
Keywords: Anti-inflammatory agents, Biochemistry, Cardiovascular, Clinical, Degradations, Esterifications, Immunology, Inflammation, Lipid Metabolism, Metabolism, Metabolites, Methods, Nutrition, Oxidations, Transcription

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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