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Oleic Acid - CAS 112-80-1 - Calbiochem

cis-9-Octadecenoic Acid, 18:1, Oleic Acid - CAS 112-80-1 - Calbiochem
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Quality Level


≥99% (GC)





storage condition

OK to freeze




chloroform: 10 mg/mL
ethanol: 5 mg/mL


0.89 g/mL

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storage temp.




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General description

A cis-unsaturated fatty acid that has been shown to activate protein kinase C in hepatocytes. Potentiates acetylcholine receptor currents by activating CaM kinase II, independent of the PKC pathway.
Unsaturated fatty acid that has been shown to activate protein kinase C in hepatocytes. Density: 0.89 g/ml.


1 g in Plastic ampoule
Packaged under inert gas

Biochem/physiol Actions

Product does not compete with ATP.
Reversible: no
Cell permeable: no


Toxicity: Standard Handling (A)

Other Notes

Nishizaki, T., et al. 1997. NeuroReport 8, 597.
Bessesen, D.H., et al. 1993. J. Lipid Res.34, 229.
Felden, F., et al. 1993. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.190, 602.
Williams, L.L., et al. 1993. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med.202, 239.
Diaz-Guerra, M.J. 1991. J. Biol. Chem.266, 23568.

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Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids



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L L Williams et al.
Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (New York, N.Y.), 202(2), 239-245 (1993-02-01)
The polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acid, arachidonic acid ([AA] 20:4n-6), is both the key of the immunoregulatory substances, prostaglandins, and leukotrienes, and an essential component of immune cell membrane phospholipids, providing stability and flexibility to ensure cellular function. To explore possible
F Felden et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 190(2), 602-608 (1993-01-29)
The free fatty acid (FFA) concentration in the epididymal cytosol of the adult rat was found to be 20-fold higher than in the serum. The binding of [3H] dihydrotestosterone to epididymal rat androgen binding protein (rABP) was modified by physiological
M J Díaz-Guerra et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 266(35), 23568-23576 (1991-12-15)
The effect of oleate on the subcellular distribution of protein kinase C (PKC) was studied in isolated hepatocytes and in perfused rat liver in the presence of physiological concentrations of serum albumin. A time- and dose-dependent translocation of PKC from
T Nishizaki et al.
Neuroreport, 8(3), 597-601 (1997-02-10)
Oleic acid, a cis-unsaturated free fatty acid, is proposed to be involved in the protein kinase C (PKC) activation pathway. Its biological actions, however, have not been well-characterized. We examined the effects of oleic acid on acetylcholine (ACh)-gated channel currents
D H Bessesen et al.
Journal of lipid research, 34(2), 229-238 (1993-02-01)
Lipoprotein lipase (LPL) is important for the delivery of triglyceride fatty acids (TGFA) to a variety of tissues. We have used measurements of heparin-releasable LPL activity, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, and Northern analysis to more fully characterize the location of

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