Item № 10006695
CAS № 60793-01-3
Purity ≥95%
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  • 2-Hexadecanoylthio-1-Ethylphosphorylcholine

Thioester analogs of glycerophospholipids, in combination with Ellman’s reagent, are convenient colorimetric substrates for the measurement of phospholipase activity. HEPC is a truncated analog of phosphatidylcholine with the entire sn-1 substituent deleted, and with a hexadecylthioester in the sn-2 position.1 HEPC is a substrate for Type II phospholipase A2 (PLA2) enzymes, such as porcine pancreatic, bee venom, and snake venom PLA2. The intrinsic biological activity of HEPC has not been actively investigated.

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Formal Name 4-oxide-4-hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-9-oxo-3,5-dioxa-8-thia-4-phosphatetracosan-1-aminium, inner salt
CAS Number 60793-01-3
  • 2-Hexadecanoylthio-1-Ethylphosphorylcholine
Molecular Formula C23H48NO5PS
Formula Weight 481.7
Purity ≥95%
Formulation A solution in ethanol
InChI Code 1S/C23H48NO5PS/c1-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-23(25)31-22-21-29-30(26,27)28-20-19-24(2,3)4/h5-22H2,1-4H3

WARNING - This product is not for human or veterinary use.

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Stability As supplied, 1 year from the QC date provided on the Certificate of Analysis, when stored properly
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1. Bhat, M.K., Mueller-Harvey, I., Sumner, I.G., et al. Simplified methods for the synthesis of 2-hexadecanoylthio-1-ethylphosphorylcholine and for the determination of phospholipase A2 activity. Biochem Biophys Acta 1166 244-250 (1993).

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