16:1 (Δ9-Trans) PC (1,2-dipalmitelaidoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine) is a lipid derivative which has two 16 carbon fatty acid chains, each having one trans double bond at 9th carbon.
The list of Phosphatidylcholine products offered by Avanti is designed to provide compounds having a variety of physical properties. Products available include short chain (C3-C8 are water soluble and hygroscopic), saturated, multi-unsaturated and mixed acid PC′s. All of the products are purified by HPLC, and special precautions are taken to protect the products for oxidization and hydrolysis.
16:1 (Δ9-Trans) PC (1,2-dipalmitelaidoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine) may be used in liposomes to study the cell proliferation of several cell lines and as a neutral or helper lipid to prepare liposomes.