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Lauric acid 

Cat. No.: HY-Y0366 Purity: >98.0%
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Lauric acid is a middle chain-free fatty acid with strong bactericidal properties. The EC50s for P. acnes, S.aureus, S. epidermidis, are 2, 6, 4 μg/mL, respectively.

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Lauric acid Chemical Structure

Lauric acid Chemical Structure

CAS No. : 143-07-7

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Description

Lauric acid is a middle chain-free fatty acid with strong bactericidal properties. The EC50s for P. acnes, S.aureus, S. epidermidis, are 2, 6, 4 μg/mL, respectively.

IC50 & Target

EC50: 2 μg/mL (P. acnes), 6 μg/mL (S.aureus), 6 μg/mL (S. epidermidis)[1].

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Molecular Weight

200.32

Formula

C₁₂H₂₄O₂

CAS No.

143-07-7

SMILES

CCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O

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Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere.

Storage

4°C, protect from light

*In solvent : -80°C, 6 months; -20°C, 1 month (protect from light)

Solvent & Solubility
In Vitro: 

DMSO : ≥ 250 mg/mL (1248.00 mM)

*"≥" means soluble, but saturation unknown.

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Stock Solutions
Concentration Solvent Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 4.9920 mL 24.9601 mL 49.9201 mL
5 mM 0.9984 mL 4.9920 mL 9.9840 mL
10 mM 0.4992 mL 2.4960 mL 4.9920 mL
*Please refer to the solubility information to select the appropriate solvent.
In Vivo:
  • 1.

    Add each solvent one by one:  10% DMSO    90% (20% SBE-β-CD in saline)

    Solubility: ≥ 2.08 mg/mL (10.38 mM); Clear solution

  • 2.

    Add each solvent one by one:  10% DMSO    90% corn oil

    Solubility: ≥ 2.08 mg/mL (10.38 mM); Clear solution

*All of the co-solvents are provided by MCE.
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