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L2378

Sigma-Aldrich

γ-Linolenic acid

≥99%, liquid

Synonym(s):
gamma-Linolenic acid, cis,cis,cis-6,9,12-Octadecatrienoic acid
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C18H30O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
278.43
Beilstein:
1712253
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

biological source

plant oil (borage)

Quality Level

assay

≥99%

form

liquid

functional group

carboxylic acid

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C18H30O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20/h6-7,9-10,12-13H,2-5,8,11,14-17H2,1H3,(H,19,20)/b7-6-,10-9-,13-12-

InChI key

VZCCETWTMQHEPK-QNEBEIHSSA-N

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Application

γ-linolenic acid has been used as an analytical standard in gas chromatography. It may be used in nutritional studies regarding weight regain and as a possible tumor suppression agent. γ-linolenic acid is used in studies on the mechanisms and prevention of oxidation/peroxidation of unsaturated fatty acids.

Packaging

10, 100, 500 mg in ampule
1 g in ampule

Biochem/physiol Actions

γ-Linolenic acid , a polyunsaturated fatty acid, exerts anti-inflammatory effect by decreasing both interleukin (IL) 6 and IL-8 production in the human enterocyte-like cell line Caco-2 and humandendritic cells in vitro .
Gamma-linolenate (C18:6,9,12) differs from α-linolenate (C18:9,12,15) in the positions of the double bonds.

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

230.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

110 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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