850305C Avanti

06:0 PC (DHPC)

1,2-dihexanoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine, chloroform

Synonym: DHPC; 1,2-dicaproyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine; PC(6:0/6:0)

  • CAS Number 34506-67-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C20H40NO8P

  • Molecular Weight 453.51

  •  NACRES NA.25



Related Categories Avanti PC & LPC, Avanti Phospholipids, Avanti Polar Lipids Products, Biochemicals and Reagents, Lipids More...
assay   >99% (TLC)
packaging   pkg of 1 × 2.5 mL (850305C-25mg)
  pkg of 2 × 20 mL (850305C-1g)
  pkg of 2 × 4 mL (850305C-200mg)
mfr. no.   Avanti Polar Lipids, 850305C
concentration   10 mg/mL (850305C-25mg)
  25 mg/mL (850305C-1g)
  25 mg/mL (850305C-200mg)
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −20°C


General description

Phosphatidylcholines (PCs) are phospholipids, that are abundantly present in the tissues of animal. PCs are known to carry saturated and unsaturated fatty acids in the sn-1 and sn-2 position respectively.

The list of Phosphatidylcholine products offered by Avanti is designed to provide compounds having a variety of physical properties. Products available include short chain (C3-C8 are water soluble and hygroscopic), saturated, multi-unsaturated and mixed acid PC′s. All of the products are purified by HPLC, and special precautions are taken to protect the products for oxidization and hydrolysis.


06:0 PC (1,2-dihexanoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine/DHPC) may be used:
•  in the preparation of lipid bicelles for nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) experiments
•  to form lipid vesicles/micelles for guanosine triphosphate (GTP) hydrolysis (GTPase) assays
• in the reconstitution of p7 protein of the hepatitis C virus (p7(5a)) in bicelles

Biochem/physiol Actions

Phosphatidylcholines (PCs) plays a functional role in reducing the level of blood lipid and cholesterol. It may also have the ability to inhibit cardiovascular disease and obesity.


30 mL Amber Narrow Mouth Glass Bottle with Screw Cap (850305C-1g)

5 mL Clear Glass Sealed Ampule (850305C-200mg)

5 mL Clear Glass Sealed Ampule (850305C-25mg)

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Target organs 
Central nervous system
UN 1888 6.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
does not flash
Flash Point(C) 
does not flash


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Protocols & Articles


Storage & Handling of Lipids - Avanti® Polar Lipids

The following statements pertain specifically to Avanti’s lipid products for research and should not necessarily be applied to cGMP lipids intended for pharmaceutical or diagnostic applications.
Keywords: Diagnostic, Oxidations, Pharmaceutical, Solvents


Determination of Phospholipid Oxidation by UV/VIS Spectroscopy - Avanti® Polar Lipids

The percent oxidation of a phospholipid can be determined by using Beer’s Law to calculate the peroxidized phospholipid’s concentration from its absorbance at 234 nm.
Keywords: Extinction coefficient, Oxidations

General Lipid/BSA Solubilization Protocol For Cell Delivery

Water Solutions: Solubilizing some lipids is difficult using organic solvents. Typically, lipids are suspended in methanol to aliquot, the methanol is then dried and the residue dispersed using fatty...
Keywords: Evaporation, Solvents

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