cis-7-Hexadecenoic Acid

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(CAS 2416-19-5)

cis-7-Hexadecenoic Acid (CAS 2416-19-5)

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Description

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.g., mining lakes, etc.).1 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 genus Nitrospira, which are nitrite oxidizing autotrophic bacteria.

1 Knief, C., Altendorf, K., and Lipski, A. Linking autotrophic activity in enviromental samples with specific bacterial taxa by detection of 13C-labelled fatty acids. Environ Microbiol 5(11) 1155-1167 (2003).

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
SMILES
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CCCCCCCC/C=C\CCCCCC(O)​=O
InCHI Code
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​1S/C16H30O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16(17)​18/h9-10H,2-8,11-15H2,1H3,(H,17,18)​/b10-9-
InCHI Key
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PJHOFUXBXJNUAC-KTKRTIGZSA-N

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cis-7-Hexadecenoic Acid is available in the following screening libraries:

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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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