8.9 MAG

1-(8Z-heptadecenoyl)-rac-glycerol, powder

17:1 MG (8.9)
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>99% (TLC)



mol wt

342.51 g/mol


pkg of 1 × 25 mg (with screw cap (850543P-25mg))


Avanti Polar Lipids 850543P


protein sequencing: suitable

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.


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General description

Monoacylglycerols (MAGs) are glycerol esters.
This new Lipid detergent may be used for crystallizing membrane proteins by using lipidic mesophases. This method has variously been referred to as the lipidic cubic phase or in meso method. The method has been shown to be quite versatile in that it has been used to solve X-ray crystallographic structures of prokaryotic and eukaryotic proteins, proteins that are monomeric, homo- and hetero-multimeric, chromophore-containing and chromophore-free, and alpha-helical and beta-barrel proteins.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Monoacylglycerols (MAGs) are usually preferred in food industry as emulsifiers. They are used in several cosmetics products. It is also useful in plastic and textile industry.


5 mL PTFE Vial with Screw Cap (850543P-25mg)


NONH for all modes of transport

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Certificate of Origin

Synthesis and characterization of monoacylglycerols through glycerolysis of ethyl esters derived from linseed oil by green processes
Hobuss CB, et al.
Royal Society of Chemistry Advances, 10(4), 2327-2336 null
Niklaus Johner et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136(8), 3271-3284 (2014-02-06)
The recent advances in the in meso crystallization technique for the structural characterization of G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) proteins have established the usefulness of the lipidic-cubic phases (LCPs) in the field of crystallography of membrane proteins. It is surprising that...
Martin Caffrey et al.
Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, (45) (2010-11-30)
A detailed protocol for crystallizing membrane proteins by using lipidic mesophases is described. This method has variously been referred to as the lipidic cubic phase or in meso method. The method has been shown to be quite versatile in that...

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