Cayman Chemical Item Number 90290

(CAS 87272-20-6)

MEDICA 16 (CAS 87272-20-6)

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MEDICA 16 is a β,β'-dimethyl hexadecanedioic acid which exhibits hypolipidemic and antidiabetogenic effects in the rat. In animals that were fed a diet which was 0.25% MEDICA 16 by weight, the hypolipidemic effect consisted of a 70-80% decrease in plasma chylomicrons and VLDL-triacylglycerols as well as a 40-60% decrease in plasma VLDL-cholestrol.1

1 Hertz, B.K., and Bar-Tana, J. Tissue selective modulation of redox and phosphate potentials by β,β'-methyl-substituted hexadecanedioic acid. Endocrinology 131 1629-1635 (1992).

Formal Name 3,​3,​14,​14-​tetramethylhexadecanedioic acid
CAS Number 87272-20-6
Molecular Formula C20H38O4
Formula Weight 342.5
Formulation A crystalline solid
Purity >98%
Stability 1 year
Storage -20°C
Shipping Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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