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H4515

Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl heptadecanoate

≥99%

Synonym(s):
Methyl margarate, Heptadecanoic acid methyl ester
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)15COOCH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
284.48
Beilstein:
1782681
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic (organic)

assay

≥99%

form

powder or solid

bp

152-153 °C/0.05 mmHg (lit.)

mp

29.8-30.3 °C (lit.)

functional group

ester

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)OC

InChI

1S/C18H36O2/c1-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20-2/h3-17H2,1-2H3

InChI key

HUEBIMLTDXKIPR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Methyl heptadecanoate has been used:
  • as a substrate for lipoxygenase assay
  • as an internal standard for the quantification of squalene, fatty acids (FA) and lipids
  • as a reference standard for precise separation of methyl esters of different fatty acids

Packaging

1 g in glass bottle
100, 500 mg in glass bottle

Other Notes

Product clings due to static, may require dissolving material to fully recover out of bottle.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

230.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

> 110.0 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Lipolytic and oxidative changes of barley lipids during malting and mashing
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Histological and chemical characterization of Myrsine laetevirens seed
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International Journal of Plant Sciences, 159(5), 762-772 (1998)
Andréina Laffargue et al.
Plant physiology and biochemistry : PPB, 45(3-4), 250-257 (2007-03-16)
In order to develop a sensitive and reliable method for FFA quantification in lipid matrices of seeds, two SPE procedures employed in meat and dairy chemistry were compared using a 100/1 mixture of triolein/heptadecanoic acid. The overall efficiency of the
Gan Hui Siang et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1217(52), 8073-8078 (2010-11-18)
The development of a two phase hollow fiber liquid-phase microextraction technique, followed by gas-chromatography-flame ionization detection (GC-FID) for the profiling of the fatty acids (FAs) (lauric, myristic, palmitic, stearic, palmitoleic, oleic, linoleic, linolenic and arachidic) in vegetable oils is described.
Importance of the fat content within the cheese-matrix for blood lipid profile, faecal fat excretion, and gut microbiome in growing pigs
Thorning TK, et al.
International dairy journal, 61, 67-75 (2016)

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