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Formula: C16H32O2

MW: 256.43

CAS: 57-10-3

MDL: MFCD00002747

TNP: TNP00434

1-Pentadecanecarboxylic acid; 1-pentadecanecarboxylicacid; acidehexadecylique; acidepalmitique; Cetylsaure; Emersol 140; Emersol 143; emersol140

LogP: 6.51


Acceptors: 2

Donors: 1

Rotation Bonds: 15

Chiral Centers: 0

N+O: 2


Info: Occurs as glyceryl ester in many oils and fats. Obtained from Plam oil.

IUPAC: hexadecanoic acid


REFERENCE: Merck 13, 7064 Bradley RL, et al. Dietary Fatty Acids Differentially Regulate Production of TNF-alpha and IL-10 by Murine 3T3-L1 Adipocytes. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Feb 28

SOURCE: Occurs as the glyceryl ester in many oils and fats. Obtained from palm oil, Japan wax, or Chinese vegetable tallow

ACTIVITY: Adipocytes treated with palmitic acid show increase in TNF-alpha production and decreases in IL-10 production, relative to untreated cells

Specification: Fatty & Aliphatic Acids, Esters, Alcohols & Derivatives; Saturated Fatty Acids 13C & 2H; Alkylcarboxylic Acids; Color Former & Related Compounds; Functional Materials; Monofunctional & alpha,omega-Bifunctional Alkanes; Monofunctional Alkanes; Sensitizer; Biochemistry; Higher Fatty Acids & Higher Alcohols; Saturated Higher Fatty Acids Palmitic acid Chemical Properties:

mp 61-62.5 C(lit.) bp 351.5 C density 0.852 g/mL at 25 C(lit.) vapor pressure 10 mm Hg ( 210 C) refractive index 1.4273 FEMA 2832 Fp >230 F solubility chloroform: 0.5 M, clear, colorless Water Solubility insoluble Merck 14,6996 BRN 607489 Stability:Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents, reducing agents. CAS DataBase Reference57-10-3(CAS DataBase Reference) NIST Chemistry ReferenceHexadecanoic acid(57-10-3) EPA Substance Registry SystemHexadecanoic acid(57-10-3) Safety Information Hazard Codes Xi Risk Statements 36-36/38 Safety Statements 26-37/39 WGK Germany - RTECS RT4550000 HS Code 29157015 Hazardous Substances Data57-10-3(Hazardous Substances Data) Hexadecanoic acid English Palmitic acid Usage And Synthesis Chemical Properties:

white chips, crystals or powder Palmitic acid Preparation Productscis-9-Octadecenoic acid-->1,2-HEXADECANEDIOL-->Linoleic acid-->1-Triacontanol-->CIVETONE-->1,11-Undecanedicarboxylic acid-->Tween series-->Chloramphenicol palmitate-->Polyoxyethylene fatty acid-->Sorbitan monopalmitate-->Polyoxyethylene sorbitan monopalmitate-->L-Ascorbyl 6-palmitate-->PALMITIC ACID VINYL ESTER-->Palmitoyl chloride-->ETHOXYLATEDMONO-ANDDI-GLYCERIDES-->AMBRETTOLIDE-->trimethyl a-hexadecyl betaine-->Isopropyl palmitate-->Methyl hexadecanoate-->amphoteric fatliquor agent DLF-5-->Sizing paste Raw materialsCoconut oil-->RAPESEED OIL-->FATTY ACID MIXTURE-->RICE BRAN OIL-->PALM KERNEL OIL

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