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MEDICA 16

Cayman Chemical Item Number 90290

(CAS 87272-20-6)

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Description

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
SMILES
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OC(=O)​CC(C)​(C)​CCCCCCCCCCC(C)​(C)​CC(=O)​O
InCHI Code
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​1S/C20H38O4/c1-19(2,15-17(21)​22)​13-11-9-7-5-6-8-10-12-14-20(3,4)​16-18(23)​24/h5-16H2,1-4H3,(H,21,22)​(H,23,24)​
InCHI Key
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HYSMCRNFENOHJH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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MEDICA 16 is available in the following screening library:

Size Price Quantity Subtotal
1 mg $25.00 $0.00
5 mg $94.00 $0.00
10 mg $130.00 $0.00
50 mg $563.00 $0.00
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