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Squalene, ≥98%

Squalene, ≥98%

Synonyms 2,6,10,15,19,23-Hexamethyl-2,6,10,14,18,22-tetracosahexene

CAS Number: 111-02-4 Molecular Formula: C30H50 Molecular Weight: 410.73 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 1728919 EC Number: 203-826-1 MDL Number: MFCD00008912

SKU 02102948-CF
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Description

Product Description

Squalene

Application Notes

Squalene is the biochemical precursor to the whole family of steroids. Supplementation of the diet with squalene can reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels. In humans, squalene 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.

Usage Statement

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Cytoprotective | Immunological Adjuvants

Specifications
SKU 02102948-CF
Alternate Names 2,6,10,15,19,23-Hexamethyl-2,6,10,14,18,22-tetracosahexene
Application Notes Squalene is the biochemical precursor to the whole family of steroids. Supplementation of the diet with squalene can reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels. In humans, squalene 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.
Base Catalog Number 102948
Beilstein Registry Number 1728919
Biochemical Physiological Actions Biosynthetic precursor to all steroids. Cytoprotective to normal cells exposed to carcinogens and antitumor agents.
Boiling Point 545° F at 25 mm Hg (NTP, 1992)
CAS # 111-02-4
Density 0.8584 at 68° F (NTP, 1992)
EC Number 203-826-1
Flash Point greater than 235° F (NTP, 1992)
Format Colorless Liquid, Clear
Melting Point -103° F (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Formula C30H50
Molecular Weight 410.73 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves
Purity ≥98%
Refractive Index n20/D 1.494(lit.)
RTECS Number XB6010000
Solubility less than 1 mg/mL at 66° F (NTP, 1992)
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.
Vapor Pressure 6.3X10-6 mm Hg at 25 deg C (est)