1,2-Didecanoyl PC

Cayman Chemical Item Number 10009879

Didecanoyl Lecithin; 1,2-Didecanoyl Phosphatidylcholine (CAS 3436-44-0)

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Phosphatidylcholine species are a common class of phospholipids that comprise the mammalian cell membrane. 1,2-Didecanoyl PC is a synthetic, less hydrophobic phospholipids that has been found to be useful for enhancing the absorption of peptide drugs and hormones such as insulin. Thus, the bioavailability of intranasally applied human growth hormone is enhanced when coadministered with the absorption enhancer 1,2-didecanoyl PC.1

1. Agerholm, C., Bastholm, L., Johansen, P.B., et al. Epithelial transport and bioavailability of intranasally administered human growth hormone formulated with the absorption enhancers didecanoyl-L-a-phosphatidylcholine and a-cyclodextrin in rabbits. J Pharm Sci 83(12) 1706-1711 (1994).

  • Didecanoyl Lecithin
  • 1,2-Didecanoyl Phosphatidylcholine
Formal Name 1,​2-​bis(O-​decanoyl)-​sn-​glyceryl-​3-​phosphorylcholine
CAS Number 3436-44-0
Molecular Formula C28H56NO8P
Formula Weight 565.7
Formulation A solution in ethanol
Purity ≥98%
Stability 1 year
Storage -20°C
Shipping Wet ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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1,2-Didecanoyl PC is available in the following screening library:

Size Price Quantity Subtotal
5 mg $11.00 $0.00
10 mg $21.00 $0.00
25 mg $50.00 $0.00
50 mg $88.00 $0.00
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