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Post  dictionary on Mon Aug 23, 2010 4:33 pm

Chemical name: isostearyl palmitate
CAS Number: 072576-80-8
Synonyms: Hexadecanoic acid, isooctadecyl ester; Isooctadecyl hexadecanoate; Isooctadecyl palmitate; Isostearyl palmitate
Molecular Weight: 508.90252
EINECS/EILINCS-No: 276-719-0
CBNumber: CB4909532
molecular formula: C34H68O2
MOL File: 72576-80-8.mol

Palmitate is the major component of palm oil, The word is from the French "palmitique", the pith of the palm tree. Palmitate also called n-hexadecanoate whose Chemical Formula is CH3(CH2)14COO−. palmitate is the dissociated and observed form of palmitic acid at physiological pH. Palmitate is the anion of a saturated 16 carbon fatty acid, and the first product of lipogenesis (Fatty Acid Synthesis).
In metabolism, palmitate negatively feeds back on Acetyl-CoA Carboxylase (ACC) which is responsible for converting acetyl-ACP to malonyl-ACP on the growing acyl chain. Thus preventing further palmitate generation.

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Re: about Hexadecanoic acid

Post  shagydeep on Tue Aug 27, 2013 1:30 pm

Hello,
Hexadecanoic acid is one the constant chemical it's Melting point: 62.9 °C and Boiling point: 351 °C and it's Density: 853.00 kg/m³....

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