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L1376

Sigma-Aldrich

Linoleic acid

≥99%

Synonym(s):
9-cis,12-cis-Linoleic acid, cis-9,cis-12-Octadecadienoic acid, Telfairic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4CH=CHCH2CH=CH(CH2)7CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
280.45
Beilstein:
1727101
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

biological source

plant oil (safflower)

Quality Level

assay

≥99%

form

liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.466 (lit.)

bp

229-230 °C/16 mmHg (lit.)

mp

−5 °C (lit.)

density

0.902 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

functional group

carboxylic acid

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

OC(CCCCCCC/C=C\C/C=C\CCCCC)=O

InChI

1S/C18H32O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20/h6-7,9-10H,2-5,8,11-17H2,1H3,(H,19,20)/b7-6-,10-9-

InChI key

OYHQOLUKZRVURQ-HZJYTTRNSA-N

Gene Information

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Packaging

10, 500 mg in ampule
1, 5, 10, 25 g in ampule

Biochem/physiol Actions

Linoleic acid increases cell proliferation and gene expression of PPARα and its target genes such as acyl-CoA oxidase in primary duck hepatocytes .
Linoleic acid is an n-6 polyunsaturated essential fatty acid (PUFA) used as a precursor of arachidonic acid (AA) and various prostaglandins. Linoleic acid may be used to improve the delivery and efficacy of anticancer drugs and in cancer protection.

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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