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76159 Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl palmitate

analytical standard

Synonym: n-Hexadecanoic acid methyl ester, Methyl hexadecanoate, Palmitic acid methyl ester

  • CAS Number 112-39-0

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)14CO2CH3

  • Molecular Weight 270.45

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1780973

  •  EC Number 203-966-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00008994

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329766560

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grade   analytical standard
InChI Key   FLIACVVOZYBSBS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.0% (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 1.4512(lit.)
bp   185 °C/10 mmHg(lit.)
mp   32-35 °C(lit.)
density   0.852 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
format   neat
Gene Information   human ... CNR1(1268), CNR2(1269)
rat ... Faah(29347)

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Application

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

Biochem/physiol Actions

Methyl palmitate has anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrotic effect. Methyl palmitate prevents bleomycin-induced lung inflammation and fibrosis in rats, by inhibiting NF-κB . Methyl palmitate also prevents CCl4-induced liver fibrosis linked to reduced TGF-β .

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C
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