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O1008

Sigma-Aldrich

Oleic acid

≥99% (GC)

Synonym(s):
cis-9-Octadecenoic acid, Elainic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)7CH=CH(CH2)7COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
282.46
Beilstein:
1726542
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 176 °C)

assay

≥99% (GC)

form

viscous liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.459 (lit.)

bp

194-195 °C/1.2 mmHg (lit.)

mp

13-14 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: insoluble (practically)
alcohol: soluble
benzene: soluble
chloroform: soluble
oil: soluble (fixed and volatile)

density

0.89 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

functional group

oleic acid

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

CCCCCCCC\C=C/CCCCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C18H34O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20/h9-10H,2-8,11-17H2,1H3,(H,19,20)/b10-9-

InChI key

ZQPPMHVWECSIRJ-KTKRTIGZSA-N

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General description

Oleic acid (OA) is a fatty acid. Its quantitative removal from the mixtures of triglyceride and partial glycerides has been reported. OA is widely used as surfactant for the stabilization of magnetic nanoparticles. Monodisperse magnetite nanoparticles (7 and 19nm) coated with OA have been prepared.

Application

Oleic acid may be used in the preparation of 10-hydroxyoctadecanoic acid and methyl ester of the 10-hydroxyoctadecanoic acid.

Packaging

1, 5, 25 g in ampule

Biochem/physiol Actions

Uncouples oxidative phosphorylation. Inhibits 2,4-dinitrophenol−stimulated ATPase. Action reversed by adding serum albumin.
Activates protein kinase C in hepatocytes.

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