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Sesame oil

Antioxidant, delivery vehicle for fat-soluble compounds

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Properties

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density   0.92 g/mL at 25 °C

Description

Application

Used in research applications as delivery vehicle for fat-soluble compounds including steroidal hormones and toxins. Sesame oil has antioxidant properties and was shown to protect against lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-stimulated oxidative stress in animal models.

Sesame oil is suitable:
• for dissolving free testosterone
• for the preparation of tamoxifen i.p. injection
• for dissolving aromatizable androgen testosterone and non-aromatizable androgen 5α-dihydrotestosterone
• as a delivery vehicle for the injection of estradiol benzoate
• for dissolving progesterone and estradiol-17β
• for dissolving semisynthetic form of acetyl-11-keto-β-boswellic acid

Packaging

1 L in glass bottle

250 mL in glass bottle

General description

Sesame oil may be used in the production of biodiesel and may serve as a viable alternative for the diesel fuel. It acts as an antioxidant having neuroprotective activity on brain hippocampus of rat in focal cerebral ischemia, when given as a dietary supplement. Consumption of sesame oil has a beneficial effect on blood glucose, glycosylated hemoglobin, lipid peroxidation, and antioxidant levels in diabetic rats.

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Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
Flash Point(F) 
>230 °F
Flash Point(C) 
>110 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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