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Palmitic Acid


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Palmitic Acid is a common fatty acid found in plants and animals. The body converts excess carbohydrates into Palmitic Acid, thus Palmitic Acid is the first fatty acid produced during fatty acid synthesis as well as a precursor for longer fatty acids.
Catalog #019070
CAS Number57-10-3
Molecular FormulaC16H32O2
Molecular Weight256.42
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate names1-Pentadecanecarboxylic Acid; A 1600; Cetylic Acid; Edenor C 16-98-100; Edenor C16; Emersol 143; FA 1695; Hydrofol Acid 1690; Hystrene 9016; KortAcid 1695; KortAcid 1698; Loxiol EP 278; Lunac P 95; Lunac P 95KC; Lunac P 98; NAA 160; NSC 5030; Neo-Fat 16;

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