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Linolenic acid

~70% (GC)

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Synonym(s):
α-Lnn, cis,cis,cis-9,12,15-Octadecatrienoic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2CH=CH)3(CH2)7CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
278.43
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1727693
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

assay

~70% (GC)

impurities

~25% linoleic acid
~5% oleic acid

refractive index

n20/D 1.477
n20/D 1.480 (lit.)

bp

230-232 °C/1 mmHg (lit.)

mp

-11 °C (lit.)

density

0.914 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

lipid type

omega FAs

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC/C=C\C/C=C\C/C=C\CCCCCCCC(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/h3-4,6-7,9-10H,2,5,8,11-17H2,1H3,(H,19,20)/b4-3-,7-6-,10-9-

InChI key

DTOSIQBPPRVQHS-PDBXOOCHSA-N

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L237662210L1376
vibrant-m

62170

Linolenic acid

vibrant-m

L2376

Linolenic acid

vibrant-m

62210

Methyl linolenate

vibrant-m

L1376

Linoleic acid

refractive index

n20/D 1.477, n20/D 1.480 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.480 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.470 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.466 (lit.)

mp

-11 °C (lit.)

mp

-11 °C (lit.)

mp

-

mp

−5 °C (lit.)

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

200

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

−20°C

density

0.914 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.914 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.895 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.902 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Biochem/physiol Actions

An ω-3 fatty acid that serves as a precursor to eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) but not docosahexaenoic acid. Conversion is greater in women than men, and conversely, β-oxidation metabolism is greater in men than women.

Storage Class

10 - Combustible liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

235.4 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

113 °C - closed cup

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves


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