Chemical Component Summary

NamePALMITIC ACID
Identifiershexadecanoic acid
FormulaC16 H32 O2
Molecular Weight256.42
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O
InChIInChI=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)
InChIKeyIPCSVZSSVZVIGE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count50
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count49
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB03796 
NamePalmitic Acid
Groupsapproved
DescriptionA common saturated fatty acid found in fats and waxes including olive oil, palm oil, and body lipids.
Synonyms
  • Palmitinic acid
  • Hexadecanoic acid
  • Hexadecylic acid
  • Palmitate
  • Palmitic Acid
Brand Names
  • Surfaxin
  • Borage Oil Capsules
  • Jayjun Anti Dust Fresh Foam Cleanser
  • Jayjun Real Water Shining Cleansing Foa M
  • Sha-lem
Categories
  • Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Fatty Acids
  • Lipids
  • Palmitic Acids
CAS number57-10-3

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
GlycodelinMLCLLLTLGVALVCGVPAMDIPQTKQDLELPKLAGTWHSMAMATNNISLM...unknown
Hepatocyte nuclear factor 4-gammaMNTTDNGVNCLCAICGDRATGKHYGASSCDGCKGFFRRSIRKSHVYSCRF...unknown
Lipid binding proteinMPIEIITDSGADLPQSYIREHRIAFLPLVVHWNGQDYKDGITIEPKQVYD...unknown
Cytochrome P450 2C8MEPFVVLVLCLSFMLLFSLWRQSCRRRKLPPGPTPLPIIGNMLQIDVKDI...unknown
Trafficking protein particle complex subunit 3MSRQANRGTESKKMSSELFTLTYGALVTQLCKDYENDEDVNKQLDKMGFN...unknown
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682