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Myristic acid

≥95%, FCC, FG

Synonym: 1-Tridecanecarboxylic acid, C14:0, NSC 5028, Tetradecanoic acid

  • CAS Number 544-63-8

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)12COOH

  • Molecular Weight 228.37

  •  FEMA Number 2764

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 508624

  •  EC Number 208-875-2

  •  Council of Europe no. 16

  •  MDL number MFCD00002744

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901313

  •  Flavis number 8.016

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Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Follows IFRA Guidelines, Food Safe Elite,
Quality Level   FOOD SAFE ELITE
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
  follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (172.210)
  FDA 21 CFR (172.860)
  FDA 21 CFR (173.340)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
InChI Key   TUNFSRHWOTWDNC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥95%
bp   250 °C/100 mmHg(lit.)
mp   52-54 °C(lit.)
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   oily; waxy; soapy
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens

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1 kg in poly bottle

10 kg in poly drum

100 g in poly bottle

25 kg in fiber drum

Biochem/physiol Actions

Myristic acid is commonly added via a covalent linkage to the N-terminal glycine of many eukaryotic and viral proteins, a process called myristoylation. Myristoylation enables proteins to bind to cell membranes and facilitates protein-protein interactions. Myristolyation of proteins affect many cellular functions and thus has implications in health and disease .

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