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Elaidic Acid

Cayman Chemical Item Number 90250

trans-Oleic Acid (CAS 112-79-8)

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Elaidic acid is the 9-trans isomer of oleic acid. It is a monounsaturated trans-fatty acid which can be found in partially hydrogenated cooking oils. In human platelets incubated with arachidonic acid, elaidic acid inhibits HHT and HETE formation while inducing prostaglandin and thromboxane synthesis.1

1. Srivastava, K.C., and Awasthi, K.K. A comparative study on the effect of cis (oleic, linoleic) and trans (elaidic, linoelaidic) fatty acids on the in vitro prostaglandin biosynthesis in human blood platelets from (1-14C) arachidonic acid. Prostaglandins Leukot Med 9 669-684 (1982).

  • trans-Oleic Acid
Formal Name 9E-​octadecenoic acid
CAS Number 112-79-8
Molecular Formula C18H34O2
Formula Weight 282.5
Formulation A crystalline solid
Purity ≥98%
Stability 2 years
Storage -20°C
Shipping Wet ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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Elaidic Acid is available in the following screening library:

Size Price Quantity Subtotal
50 mg $10.00 $0.00
100 mg $19.00 $0.00
250 mg $45.00 $0.00
1 g $140.00 $0.00
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Cayman Chemical was formed over thirty years ago by demonstrating the value of naturally growing gorgonian corals as a renewable, economically viable source of prostaglandins. Today we operate our business knowing that we owe our start to the renewable resources our environment had provided. As Cayman Chemical continues to grow we consistently evaluate our business processes to ensure we are operating at the highest environmental standards.

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