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
  • Hexaectylic acid
  • Palmitinic acid
  • Hexadecanoic acid
  • Hexadecylic acid
  • Hexadecanoate
Brand Names
  • Flaxseed Oil Capsules
  • Huile D'onagre Vitamin E
  • Jayjun New Real Water Brightening Black Mask Step 01 Real Water Shining Vita Cleansing Foa M
  • Jayjun Real Water Shining Cleansing Foa M
  • Levovist - Pws IV (4g Granules /vial)
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

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
CCDC/CSDJEMDIP
PubChem985
PubChem135369651
ChEBICHEBI:15756
ChEMBLCHEMBL82293
PharosCHEMBL82293