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Squalene, MP Biomedicals™

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1L
111-02-4
C30H50
410.73
YYGNTYWPHWGJRM-AAJYLUCBSA-N
squalene, trans-squalene, spinacene, supraene, all-trans-squalene, 2,6,10,15,19,23-hexamethyltetracosa-2,6,10,14,18,22-hexaene, e,e,e,e-squalene, unii-7qwm220fjh, 7qwm220fjh, spinacen
638072
CHEBI:15440
(6E,10E,14E,18E)-2,6,10,15,19,23-hexamethyltetracosa-2,6,10,14,18,22-hexaene
CC(=CCCC(=CCCC(=CCCC=C(C)CCC=C(C)CCC=C(C)C)C)C)C
111-02-4
C30H50
410.73
YYGNTYWPHWGJRM-AAJYLUCBSA-N
squalene, trans-squalene, spinacene, supraene, all-trans-squalene, 2,6,10,15,19,23-hexamethyltetracosa-2,6,10,14,18,22-hexaene, e,e,e,e-squalene, unii-7qwm220fjh, 7qwm220fjh, spinacen
638072
CHEBI:15440
(6E,10E,14E,18E)-2,6,10,15,19,23-hexamethyltetracosa-2,6,10,14,18,22-hexaene
CC(=CCCC(=CCCC(=CCCC=C(C)CCC=C(C)CCC=C(C)C)C)C)C

Functions as the biochemical precursor to the whole family of steroids. Squalene, MP Biomedicals is an isoprenoid compound that is structurally similar to beta-carotene and is an intermediate metabolite in the synthesis of cholesterol. Squalene is not ver

  • Functions in the skin as a quencher of singlet oxygen, protecting human skin surface from lipid peroxidation due to exposure to UV and other sources of ionizing radiation
  • Supplementation in mice has resulted in marked increases in cellular and non-specific immune functions in a dose-dependent manner
  • May act as a &Primelsink&Primel for highly lipophilic xenobiotics; since it is a nonpolar substance, it has a higher affinity for un-ionized drugs
  • Supplementation can reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels; it might be a useful addition to potentiate the effects of some cholesterol-lowering drugs
  • The primary therapeutic use of squalene currently is as an adjunctive therapy in a variety of cancers
Refractive Index n20/D 1.494 (Lit.)
Quantity 1L
Boiling Point 285°C (25mm (literature))
Density 0.858g/mL at 25°C (Lit.)
Melting Point -75°C (literature)
Formula Weight 410.7
Physical Form Clear, Colorless Liquid
Percent Purity ≥98%

Recommended Storage : Room Temperature (15–30°C).