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Myristic acid

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Tetradecanoic acid, 1-Tridecanecarboxylic acid, NSC 5028, C14:0
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)12COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
228.37
Beilstein:
508624
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

bp

250 °C/100 mmHg (lit.)

mp

52-54 °C (lit.)
53-56 °C

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C14H28O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14(15)16/h2-13H2,1H3,(H,15,16)

InChI key

TUNFSRHWOTWDNC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Myristic acid is an important bioactive component of Suanzaoren seed, which is one of the most commonly used Chinese medicine with therapeutic properties such as hypotensive, antihypoxia, hypnotic-sedative, antihyperlipidemia, and hypothermic effects.

Application

Myristic acid may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the anayte in Ziziphus jujuba using high performance liquid chromatography with evaporative light scattering detection.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Myristic acid is commonly added via a covalent linkage to the N-terminal glycine of many eukaryotic and viral proteins, a process called myristoylation. Myristoylation enables proteins to bind to cell membranes and facilitates protein-protein interactions. Myristolyation of proteins affect many cellular functions and thus has implications in health and disease .

Other Notes

Binding to serum albumin

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Simultaneous determination of saponins and fatty acids in Ziziphus jujuba (Suanzaoren) by high performance liquid chromatography-evaporative light scattering detection and pressurized liquid extraction
Zhao.J, et al.
Journal of Chromatography A, 1108(2), 188-194 (2006)
A O Pedersen et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 263(21), 10236-10239 (1988-07-25)
Dialysis rate determinations of several fatty acids in the absence of albumin revealed that the myristate anion, like that of laurate, in aqueous solution, pH 7.5, is present as a monomer anion when the concentration is below 25 microM. Palmitate
S Curry et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1441(2-3), 131-140 (1999-11-26)
Human serum albumin possesses multiple fatty acid binding sites of varying affinities, but the precise locations of these sites have remained elusive. The determination of the crystal structure of human serum albumin complexed with myristic acid recently revealed the positions
Anja Meier et al.
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.), 58(1), 31-42 (2012-12-06)
Chronic infection with the human hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a global health problem and a main cause of progressive liver diseases. HBV exhibits a narrow host range, replicating primarily in hepatocytes. Both host and hepatocyte specificity presumably involve specific
Dalit Shental-Bechor et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109(44), 17839-17844 (2012-08-01)
We present an integrated experimental and computational study of the molecular mechanisms by which myristoylation affects protein folding and function, which has been little characterized to date. Myristoylation, the covalent linkage of a hydrophobic C14 fatty acyl chain to the

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