Δ2-trans Eicosenoic Acid

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Δ2-trans Eicosenoic acid is an α,β-unsaturated fatty acid that is a bi-product of the synthesis of Δ2-cis eicosenoic acid. Δ2-cis eicosenoic acid and its salts have potential medical use for treating diabetes and improving lipid metabolism. A related compound, 2-octadecenoic acid, has been shown to improve liver function and decrease blood sugar in streptozocin-induced diabetic rats.1

1. Iwamura, J., Hayashi, C., and Nozomu, T. Medicinal use of α,β-unsaturated fatty acids. App. 377,407 1-5 (1984).

Formal Name 2E-​eicosenoic acid
Molecular Formula C20H38O2
Formula Weight 310.5
Formulation A crystalline solid
Purity ≥98%
Stability 1 year
Storage -20°C
Shipping Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere
SMILES
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CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC/C=C/C(O)​=O
InCHI Code
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​1S/C20H38O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20(21)​22/h18-19H,2-17H2,1H3,(H,21,22)​/b19-18+
InCHI Key
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FIKTURVKRGQNQD-VHEBQXMUSA-N

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Δ2-trans Eicosenoic Acid is available in the following screening library:

Size Price Quantity Subtotal
5 mg $43.00 $0.00
10 mg $82.00 $0.00
50 mg $344.00 $0.00
100 mg $602.00 $0.00
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