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P3819

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Phytanic acid methyl ester

≥95%

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Synonym(s):
3,7,11,15-Tetramethylhexadecanoic acid methyl ester
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C21H42O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
326.56
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

biological source

synthetic (organic)

Quality Level

assay

≥95%

form

liquid

functional group

ester (methyl)

lipid type

saturated FAs

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

COC(=O)CC(C)CCCC(C)CCCC(C)CCCC(C)C

InChI

1S/C21H42O2/c1-17(2)10-7-11-18(3)12-8-13-19(4)14-9-15-20(5)16-21(22)23-6/h17-20H,7-16H2,1-6H3

InChI key

LAWJUFPULQZGLF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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synthetic (organic)

biological source

synthetic (organic)

biological source

synthetic (organic)

biological source

synthetic (organic)

assay

≥95%

assay

≥96%

assay

≥98.5% (capillary GC)

assay

≥99.0% (capillary GC)

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

powder or crystals

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

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Hazard Classifications

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

target_organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class

10 - Combustible liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

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Since activation of PPARγ is the main target for the antidiabetic effect of TZDs, especially when it heterodimerizes with RXR, we aimed to test the potential antidiabetic effect of phytol (250 mg/kg), the natural precursor of phytanic acid, a RXR
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While prior studies focusing on male mice suggest a role for sterol carrier protein-2/sterol carrier protein-x (SCP-2/SCP-x; DKO) on hepatic phytol metabolism, its role in females is unresolved. This issue was addressed using female and male wild-type (WT) and DKO

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