Ricinoleic Acid methyl ester

Cayman Chemical Item Number 10009729

NSC 1254 (CAS 141-24-2)

Ricinoleic Acid methyl ester (CAS 141-24-2)

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Description

Ricinoleic acid is a naturally occurring 12-hydroxy fatty acid. It constitutes about 90% of the fatty acids in castor oil. Ricinoleic acid can serve as a substrate for the synthesis of conjugated linoleic acids. It is considered safe and non-toxic as a food constituent in humans, up to a daily intake of 2.5 grams per day. In high doses, castor oil has a laxative effect. Ricinoleic acid methyl ester is a neutral, more lipophilic form of the free acid that can be used as an analytical standard for ricinoleic acid.
Synonyms
  • NSC 1254
Formal Name 12R-​hydroxy-​9Z-​octadecenoic acid,​ methyl ester
CAS Number 141-24-2
Molecular Formula C19H36O3
Formula Weight 312.5
Formulation A solution in ethanol
Purity >98%
Stability 1 year
Storage -20°C
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SMILES
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CCCCCC[C@@H]​(O)​C/C=C\CCCCCCCC(=O)​OC
InCHI Code
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​1S/C19H36O3/c1-3-4-5-12-15-18(20)​16-13-10-8-6-7-9-11-14-17-19(21)​22-2/h10,13,18,20H,3-9,11-12,14-17H2,1-2H3/b13-10-/t18-/m1/s1
InCHI Key
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XKGDWZQXVZSXAO-ADYSOMBNSA-N

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