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P9767 Sigma

Sodium palmitate

≥98.5%

Synonym: Hexadecanoic acid sodium salt, Palmitic acid sodium salt

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Biochem/physiol Actions

Sodium palmitate is the sodium salt of palmitic acid. Palmitic acid is a common saturated fatty acid and produced during fatty acid synthesis.

Packaging

5, 10, 50 g in poly bottle

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Safety Information

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GHS07  GHS07
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Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Frequently Asked Questions

Which document(s) contains shelf-life or expiration date information for a given product?
If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis. These documents are located on the product detail page under Useful Links & Tools. Click on the following link to search for a Certificate of Analysis. Please click the following link to see the details on our Product Dating Information.
How do I get lot-specific information or a Certificate of Analysis?
A Certificate of Analysis is available by lot number and can be obtained through our Advanced Search Option: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/AdvancedSearchPage.do
How do I dissolve Sodium palmitate, Product P9767?
We test the solubility in methanol at 50 mg/mL.
How do I dissolve Sodium palmitate, Product P9767?
Sodium palmitate does not dissolve readily in methanol at room temperature.  We test the solubility by heating it for up to 15 minutes to get a clear, colorless solution. Note that the boiling point of methanol is approximately 65°C.
How do I store Sodium palmitate, Product P9767, as provided?
This compound is stable for years at 2-8°C.
How do I find price and availability?
There are several ways to find pricing and availability for our products.  Once you log onto our website, you will find the price and availability displayed on the product detail page. You can contact any of our Customer Sales and Service offices to receive a quote.  USA customers:  1-800-325-3010 or view local office numbers. 
What is the Department of Transportation shipping information for this product?
Transportation information can be found in Section 14 of the product's (M)SDS. To access the shipping information for this material, use the link on the product detail page for the product, or search here. 
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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Fatty Acid Synthesis and Metabolism in Cancer Cells

Proliferatively active cells require fatty acids for functions such as membrane generation, protein modification, and bioenergetic requirements. These fatty acids are derived either from dietary sour...
Keywords: Apoptosis, Biofiles, Cancer, Carboxylations, Catalysis, Citric Acid Cycle, Gene expression, Glycolysis, Metabolism, Oxidations, PAGE, Phosphorylations

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