Cayman Chemical Item Number 10008646

(CAS 30403-47-5)

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1,2-Dihexanoyl-sn-glycerol is an analog of the protein kinase C (PKC)-activating second messenger diacylglycerol (DAG). Although the biological activities of 1,2-Dihexanoyl-sn-glycerol have not been well characterized, it is expected to behave similarly to 1,2-dioctanoyl-sn-glycerol (Item No. 62225).1,2

1. Ostroski, M., Tu-Sekine, B., and Raben, D.M. Analysis of a novel diacylglycerol kinase from Dictyostelium discoideum: DGKA. Biochemistry 44 10199-10207 (2005).

2. Doherty, C.M., Tarchala, S.M., Radwanska, E., et al. Characterization of two second messenger pathways and their interactions in eliciting the human sperm acrosome reaction. J Androl 16 36-46 (1995).

Formal Name 1,​2-​bis(O-​hexanoyl)-​sn-​glycerol
CAS Number 30403-47-5
Molecular Formula C15H28O5
Formula Weight 288.4
Formulation A solution in ethanol
Purity ≥95%
Stability 1 year
Storage -80°C
Shipping Dry ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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1,2-Dihexanoyl-sn-glycerol is available in the following screening library:

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25 mg $83.00 $0.00
50 mg $158.00 $0.00
100 mg $280.00 $0.00
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