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Chemical Report for: Palmitate

Palmitic acid is a common saturated fatty acid with a 16-carbon backbone found in fats and waxes including olive oil, palm oil, as well as in butter, cheese, milk and meat. Product of hydrolysis of Palmitate esters


General
Type Natural, Fatty acid, Hexadecanoate
Chemical_Nomenclature hexadecanoic acid
Canonical SMILES CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)O
InChI 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)
InChIKey IPCSVZSSVZVIGE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Other name(s) Palmitic acid ; Hexadecanoic acid ; Cetylic acid ; C16 fatty acid ; C16:0 ; N-Hexadecanoic acid
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MW|256.43
Formula|C16H32O2
CAS_number|57-10-3
PubChem|985
UniChem|IPCSVZSSVZVIGE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Target
Families | Palmitate ligand of proteins in family: Homoserine_transacetylase, Carb_B_Chordata, Palmitoyl-protein_thioesterase, Lipase_3
Stucture | 7 structures (e.g. : 6OR3, 3III, 3I1I... more)
Protein | bacan-BA4983, human-CES1, bovin-ppt, humla-1lipa

References:
Search PubMed for references concerning: Palmitate
    Title: Multisite promiscuity in the processing of endogenous substrates by human carboxylesterase 1
    Bencharit S, Edwards CC, Morton CL, Howard-Williams EL, Kuhn P, Potter PM, Redinbo MR
    Ref: Journal of Molecular Biology, 363:201, 2006 : PubMed

            

    Title: The crystal structure of palmitoyl protein thioesterase 1 and the molecular basis of infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis
    Bellizzi JJ, 3rd, Widom J, Kemp C, Lu JY, Das AK, Hofmann SL, Clardy J
    Ref: Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 97:4573, 2000 : PubMed

            


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