4-Methylumbelliferyl oleate

suitable for fluorescence, ≥95% (HPCE)

Oleic acid 4-methylumbelliferyl ester
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≥95% (HPCE)

storage condition

protect from light
under inert gas


37-38 °C (lit.)


2-methoxyethanol: soluble
DMSO: soluble
chloroform: soluble


λex 312 nm in methanol
λex 327 nm; λem 449 nm in 0.1 M phosphate pH 7.0 (lipase)


suitable for fluorescence

shipped in

wet ice

storage temp.


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4-Methylumbelliferyl oleate has been used:
  • as a substrate to assay the activity of non-specific esterases
  • to determine lipase activity
  • as a substrate to evaluate pancreatic lipase inhibitory activity


Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Other Notes

Fluorogenic substrate for lipase

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

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Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
B K Burton et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 618(3), 449-460 (1980-06-23)
Two peaks of lysosomal acid lipase activity were purified from normal human placenta. Acid lipase I, with an estimated molecular weight of 102 500, was purified 1016-fold while acid lipase II, with an estimated molecular weight of 30 600, was...
Tao Chen et al.
Meat science, 84(1), 143-146 (2010-04-09)
In order to reveal the relationship between phospholipase A(2) and antioxidant enzymes and drip loss in pork, the study was designed to examine the effects of phospholipase A(2) and antioxidant enzymes on the water-holding capacity of pork during postmortem chilling....
Sonia Ortiz-Miranda et al.
American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology, 311(5), G903-G919 (2016-11-04)
Knockout technology has proven useful for delineating functional roles of specific genes. Here we describe and provide an explanation for striking pathology that occurs in a subset of genetically engineered mice expressing a rat CaVβ2a transgene under control of the...
M L Armstrong et al.
The American journal of pathology, 125(2), 339-348 (1986-11-01)
The authors studied xanthomatous skin in cholesterol-fed rabbits for changes in lipid content and in activities of enzymes regulating intracellular lipid content. After 80 days of hypercholesterolemic diet, xanthomas were widespread and changes in lipid metabolism were marked. In both...
N Bitou et al.
Lipids, 34(5), 441-445 (1999-06-24)
The possible presence of an inhibitor of pancreatic lipase (triacylglycerol acylhydrolase, EC was screened in 54 marine algae. An active inhibitor, caulerpenyne, was purified from an extract of Caulerpa taxifolia, using ethyl acetate extraction, followed by successive chromatographies on...

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