Palmitic Acid

Palmitic_acid synonyms

hexadecanoate; PALMITATE; Hexadecanoate; Hexadecanoic acid (9CI); Cetylic acid; 1-Pentadecanecarboxylic acid; hexaectylic acid; hexadecanoic acid; C16 fatty acid; Palmitinic acid; 1-HEXYLDECANOIC ACID


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Molecular Formula: C16H32O2

Natural Isotopic Abundance Mass: 256.42408

Mono-Isotopic Molecular Masses:

  • C12N14: 256.2402302714
  • C13N14: 272.2939076762
  • C12N15: 256.2402302714
  • C13N15: 272.2939076762

InChI string: InChI=1S/C16H32O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16(17)18/h2-15H2,1H3,(H,17,18)

PubChem Compound (CID): 985
CAS Registry number: 57-10-3
Sigma-Aldrich: P5585_SIGMA
EPA DSSTox: 47625
LipidMAPS: LMFA01010001
HSDB: 5001
ChemSpider: 13887564
BIND: 1293
KEGG Compound ID: D05341
MMCD: cq_00181
MDL: MFCD00002747
PDB Compound ID: FAT PLM

Reference data were obtained primarily from the PubChem database.

Three dimensional molecular rendering uses Jmol.

InChI string and atom numbering calculated using ALATIS (Hesam Dashti, William M. Westler, John L. Markley, Hamid R. Eghbalnia, "Unique identifiers for small molecules enable rigorous labeling of their atoms", Scientific Data 4, Article number: 170073 (2017), doi:10.1038/sdata.2017.73,