91446 Sigma-Aldrich

Pentadecanoic acid

analytical standard

Synonym: C15:0, NSC 28486, Pentadecylic acid

  • CAS Number 1002-84-2

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)13COOH

  • Molecular Weight 242.40

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1773831

  •  EC Number 213-693-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00002745

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24889483



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grade   analytical standard
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
bp   257 °C/100 mmHg(lit.)
mp   51-53 °C(lit.)
  51-55 °C
format   neat


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Safety Information

GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
>235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
>113 °C
Protocols & Articles
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Inhibition of ceramide de novo synthesis reduces liver lipid accumulation in rats with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Kurek K, Piotrowska DM, Wiesio?ek-Kurek P, et al. Liver Int. 34(7), 1074-83, (2014)


Mono- and dialkyl glycerol ether lipids in anaerobic bacteria: biosynthetic insights from the mesophilic sulfate reducer Desulfatibacillum alkenivorans PF2803T. Grossi V, Mollex D, Vinçon-Laugier A, et al. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 81(9), 3157-68, (2015)


Use of multivariate statistical techniques to optimize the separation of 17 capsinoids by ultra performance liquid chromatography using different columns. Coutinho JP, Barbero GF, Avellán OF, et al. Talanta 134, 256-63, (2015)


Formulation, characterization and optimization of liposomes containing eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids; a methodology approach. Hadian Z, Sahari MA, Moghimi HR, et al. Iran. J. Pharm. Res. 13(2), 393-404, (2014)


Fatty acid composition of adipose tissue and serum lipids are valid biological markers of dairy fat intake in men. Wolk A, Furuheim M, and Vessby B J. Nutr. 131(3), 828-33, (2001)


HMDB: a knowledgebase for the human metabolome. Wishart DS, Knox C, Guo AC, et al. Nucleic Acids Res. 37(Database issue), D603-10, (2009)


Evaluation of a biological marker of dairy fat intake. Wolk A, Vessby B, Ljung H, et al. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 68(2), 291-5, (1998)


The human serum metabolome. Psychogios N, Hau DD, Peng J, et al. PLoS ONE 6(2), e16957, (2011)


Protection from obesity and insulin resistance in mice overexpressing human apolipoprotein C1. Jong MC, Voshol PJ, Muurling M, et al. Diabetes 50(12), 2779-85, (2001)


Lipidomics reveals a remarkable diversity of lipids in human plasma. Quehenberger O, Armando AM, Brown AH, et al. J. Lipid Res. 51(11), 3299-305, (2010)


Incremental predictive value of myocardial scintigraphy with 123I-BMIPP in patients with acute myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Nanasato M, Hirayama H, Ando A, et al. Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging 31(11), 1512-21, (2004)


Interference by naturally occurring fatty acids in a noncellular enzyme-based aromatase bioassay. Marcy J Balunas et al J. Nat. Prod. 69, 700-3, (2006)


Prediction of functional improvement of ischemic myocardium with (123I-BMIPP SPECT and 99mTc-tetrofosmin SPECT imaging: a study of patients with large acute myocardial infarction and receiving revascularization therapy. Seki H, Toyama T, Higuchi K, et al. Circ. J. 69(3), 311-9, (2005)


Contractile reserve, thallium-201 reverse redistribution and mismatch between perfusion and metabolism in reperfused infarct-related myocardium with delayed and incomplete functional recovery. Akutsu Y, Kodama Y, Nishimura H, et al. Jpn. Heart J. 45(5), 739-48, (2004)


Detecting viable myocardium and predicting functional improvement: comparisons of positron emission tomography, rest-redistribution thallium-201 single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), exercise thallium-201 reinjection SPECT, I-123 BMIPP SPECT and dobutamine stress echocardiography. Tani T, Teragaki M, Watanabe H, et al. Circ. J. 68(10), 950-7, (2004)


[Diagnosis and therapy of postoperative chyloperitoneum]. Bauwens K, Jacobi CA, Gellert K, et al. Chirurg. 67(6), 658-60, (1996)


Scintigraphic evaluation of cardiac metabolism in multicentric Castleman's disease. Matsuo S, Nakamura Y, Nakae I, et al. Intern. Med. 43(6), 490-2, (2004)


Beil. 2,IV,1147

Aldrich MSDS 1, 1424:D / Corp MSDS 1 (2), 2698:B / FT-IR 2 (1), 759:D / FT-IR 1 (1), 484:D / FT-NMR 1 (1), 756:A / IR-Spectra (3), 285:H / IR-Spectra (2), 257:H / NMR-Reference 2 (1), 422:C / RegBook 1 (1), 535:I / Sax 6, 2128 / Sigma FT-IR 1 (1), 1454:A / Structure Index 1, 75:C:6 / Vapor Phase 3, 577:A

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