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Squalene

Squalene

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

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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

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Cytoprotective||Immunological Adjuvants

Specifications
SKU 02102948-CF
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.
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)
Density 0.8584 at 68° F (NTP, 1992)
EC Number 203-826-1
Flash Point greater than 235° F (NTP, 1992)
Format Clear; Colorless Liquid
Applications Cytoprotective||Immunological Adjuvants
Melting Point -103° F (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Formula C30H50
Molecular Weight 410.73 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves
Physical Appearance Clear; Colorless Liquid
Product Families Description Squalene
Product Overview Squalene
Purity ≥98%
Refractive Index n20/D 1.494(lit.)
RTECS Number XB6010000
Solubility less than 1 mg/mL at 66° F (NTP, 1992)
Storage and Handling Room Temperature
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.
Vapor Pressure 6.3X10-6 mm Hg at 25 deg C (est)