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Methyl myristate

≥98%, FG

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Synonym(s):
Methyl tetradecanoate, Myristic acid methyl ester
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)12COOCH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
242.40
FEMA Number:
2722
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1773739
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
387
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
9.106
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Kosher

agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.436 (lit.)

bp

323 °C (lit.)

mp

18 °C (lit.)

density

0.855 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

organoleptic

fatty; waxy

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)OC

InChI

1S/C15H30O2/c1-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15(16)17-2/h3-14H2,1-2H3

InChI key

ZAZKJZBWRNNLDS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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vibrant-m

55791

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vibrant-m

PHR3537

Methyl Myristate

biological source

synthetic

biological source

synthetic (organic)

biological source

-

biological source

-

grade

FG, Kosher

grade

-

grade

certified reference material, TraceCERT®

grade

certified reference material, pharmaceutical secondary standard

organoleptic

fatty; waxy

organoleptic

-

organoleptic

-

organoleptic

-

assay

≥98%

assay

≥99% (GC)

assay

-

assay

-

refractive index

n20/D 1.436 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.436 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.436 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.436 (lit.)

General description

Methyl myristate is a fatty acid methyl ester commonly used as a flavoring essence.
It is one of the main:
  • phytochemical constituent of Cycas Beddomei cones
  • volatile flavor component of γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) tea

Storage Class

10 - Combustible liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

233.6 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

112.0 °C - closed cup

ppe

Faceshields, Gloves, Goggles, type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter


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GC-MS determination of bioactive constituents of Cycas beddomei cones.
Kumar NR, et al.
International Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences, 3(3), 344-350 (2012)
Enzymatic synthesis of methyl myristate using thermocol-immobilized lipase.
Sharma CK & Kanwar SS.
International Journal of Recent Scientific Research, 3(5), 407-412 (2012)
Study on flavour volatiles of ?-aminobutyric acid (GABA) green tea.
Zeng Z, et al.
African Journal of Biotechnology, 11(51), 11333-11341 (2012)
Saeedeh Noushini et al.
Scientific reports, 10(1), 19799-19799 (2020-11-15)
Diverse methods have been used to sample insect semiochemicals. Sampling methods can differ in efficiency and affinity and this can introduce significant biases when interpreting biological patterns. We compare common methods used to sample tephritid fruit fly rectal gland volatiles
Balasubramanian Narasimhan et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry letters, 16(11), 3023-3029 (2006-03-24)
A series of esters and amides of myristic acid was synthesized and tested in vitro for antibacterial activity against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. All the compounds showed activity comparable to that of the standard drug, ciprofloxacin. The structural characteristics governing

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