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W222305

Sigma-Aldrich

Tributyrin

97%, FG

Synonym(s):
Glycerol tributyrate, Glyceryl tributyrate, Tributyrin, 1,2,3-Tributyrylglycerol
Linear Formula:
(CH3CH2CH2COOCH2)2CHOCOCH2CH2CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
302.36
FEMA Number:
2223
Beilstein:
1714746
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
747
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
9.211
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 184.1903

assay

97%

refractive index

n20/D 1.435 (lit.)

bp

129-131 °C/0.03 mmHg (lit.)
287-288 °C (lit.)

density

1.032 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

creamy; fatty; waxy; cheesy

food allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CCCC(=O)OCC(COC(=O)CCC)OC(=O)CCC

InChI

1S/C15H26O6/c1-4-7-13(16)19-10-12(21-15(18)9-6-3)11-20-14(17)8-5-2/h12H,4-11H2,1-3H3

InChI key

UYXTWWCETRIEDR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Tributyrin is a short-chain triacylglycerol that mainly occurs in butter. It shows potent anti-cancer property.

Packaging

5, 10 kg in poly drum
1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Taste at 30 ppm

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

345.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

174 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Emulsion-based delivery systems for tributyrin, a potential colon cancer preventative agent.
Li Y, et al.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 57(19), 9243-9249 (2009)
Renata de A B Assis et al.
Scientific reports, 7(1), 16133-16133 (2017-11-25)
The Xanthomonadaceae family consists of species of non-pathogenic and pathogenic γ-proteobacteria that infect different hosts, including humans and plants. In this study, we performed a comparative analysis using 69 fully sequenced genomes belonging to this family, with a focus on...
Krzysztof Poszytek et al.
International journal of environmental research and public health, 15(7) (2018-07-18)
Sewage sludge is an abundant source of microorganisms that are metabolically active against numerous contaminants, and thus possibly useful in environmental biotechnologies. However, amongst the sewage sludge isolates, pathogenic bacteria can potentially be found, and such isolates should therefore be...
Anna Berthold-Pluta et al.
Foods (Basel, Switzerland), 8(7) (2019-07-25)
The prevalence of Bacillus cereus in a total of 585 samples of food products (herbs and spices, breakfast cereals, pasta, rice, infant formulas, pasteurized milk, fresh acid and acid/rennet cheeses, mold cheeses and ripening rennet cheeses) marketed in Poland was...
Co-production of butyrate methyl ester and triacetylglycerol from tributyrin and methyl acetate.
Battistel E, et al.
Applied Catalysis A: General, 394(1), 149-157 (2011)

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