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D6783 Sigma-Aldrich

DL-Dihydrosphingosine

≥98%, synthetic

Synonym: 1,3-Dihydroxy-2-aminooctadecane, DL-1,3-Dihydroxy-2-aminooctadecane

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
biological source   synthetic
assay   ≥98%
storage temp.   −20°C
SMILES string   CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)C(N)CO
InChI   1S/C18H39NO2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-18(21)17(19)16-20/h17-18,20-21H,2-16,19H2,1H3
InChI key   OTKJDMGTUTTYMP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Dihydrosphingosine is a crucial constituent of the skin lipid barrier, which guards the body from excessive water loss.

Application

DL-Dihydrosphingosine has been used to initiate heat stress signals in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

Packaging

10, 25, 100 mg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Biosynthetic precursor of sphingosine.

Other Notes

Mixture of erythro and threo isomers. Content given on label.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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