Linoelaidic Acid

Cayman Chemical Item Number 90160

(CAS 506-21-8)

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Linoelaidic acid is the all-trans fatty acid homolog of linoleic acid. Trans-fatty acids are generally not detected in raw food oils, but constitute up to 25% of the unsaturated fat in partially hydrogenated oils.1

1. Ratnayake, W.M.N., Chen, Z.Y., Pelletier, G., et al. Occurrence of 5c,8c,11c,15t-eicosatetraenoic acid and other unusual polyunsaturated fatty acids in rats fed partially hydrogenated canola oil. Lipids 29 707-714 (1994).

Formal Name 9E,​12E-​octadecadienoic acid
CAS Number 506-21-8
Molecular Formula C18H32O2
Formula Weight 280.5
Formulation A solution in ethanol
Purity >98%
Stability 2 years
Storage -20°C
Shipping Wet ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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Size Price Quantity Subtotal
100 mg $14.00 $0.00
250 mg $33.00 $0.00
1 g $112.00 $0.00
5 g $490.00 $0.00
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