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cis-7-Hexadecenoic Acid

Cayman Chemical Item Number 10007290

(CAS 2416-19-5)

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Mono-unsaturated fatty acids are components of the cellular membranes of autotrophic bacteria. The specific composition and abundance of membrane fatty acids can be used to identify specific genera of bacterial populations in natural environments (e. cis-7-Hexadecenoic acid has been isolated from autotrophic bacterial cultures associated with the accumulation of sulfate in biofilters. This indicates they originate from a sulfide-oxidizing autotrophic organism. To date, however, this fatty acid has only been detected in strains of the genera Nitrospira, which are nitrite oxidizing autotrophic bacteria.
Formal Name 7Z-​hexadecenoic acid
CAS Number 2416-19-5
Molecular Formula C16H30O2
Formula Weight 254.4
Formulation A solution in ethanol
Purity ≥98%
Stability 1 year
Storage -20°C
Shipping Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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cis-7-Hexadecenoic Acid is available in the following screening library:

Size Price Quantity Subtotal
5 mg $38.00 $0.00
10 mg $72.00 $0.00
50 mg $304.00 $0.00
100 mg $532.00 $0.00
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