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Oleic acid

technical grade, 90%

Synonym(s):
cis-9-Octadecenoic acid, Elainic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)7CH=CH(CH2)7COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
282.46
Beilstein:
1726542
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

biological source

plant

grade

technical grade

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 176 °C)

assay

90%

form

liquid
semisolid
waxy solid

refractive index

n20/D 1.459 (lit.)

bp

194-195 °C/1.2 mmHg (lit.)

mp

13-14 °C (lit.)

solubility

alcohol: soluble
benzene: soluble
chloroform: soluble
diethyl ether: soluble
water: insoluble

density

0.887 g/mL at 25 °C
0.89 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

microbiology

functional group

oleic acid

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CCCCCCCC\C=C/CCCCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C18H34O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20/h9-10H,2-8,11-17H2,1H3,(H,19,20)/b10-9-

InChI key

ZQPPMHVWECSIRJ-KTKRTIGZSA-N

Gene Information

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Application

Oleic acid has been used as a test reagent for studying its impact on the secretion of apoB from HepG2 cells. It has also been used to study the necrophoric response of the southern harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex badius to oleic acid.

Packaging

1, 4 L in glass bottle
25 mL in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Oleic acid is a colourless, odourless fatty acid that blocks the glucose production and food intake when administered intracerebroventricularly.
Uncouples oxidative phosphorylation. Inhibits 2,4-dinitrophenol−stimulated ATPase. Action reversed by adding serum albumin.
Activates protein kinase C in hepatocytes.

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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