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Chemical Component Summary

NameSTEARIC ACID
Identifiersoctadecanoic acid
FormulaC18 H36 O2
Molecular Weight284.48 g/mol
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C18H36O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20/h2-17H2,1H3,(H,19,20)
InChIKeyQIQXTHQIDYTFRH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count56
Chiral Atom Count0
Chiral Atomsn/a
Bond Count55
Aromatic Bond Count0
Leaving Atomsn/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB03193 Different stereochemistry
NameStearic acid
Groupsexperimental
DescriptionStearic acid (IUPAC systematic name: octadecanoic acid) is one of the useful types of saturated fatty acids that comes from many animal and vegetable fats and oils. It is a waxy solid. [Wikipedia]
Synonyms
  • 1-Heptadecanecarboxylic acid
  • Cetylacetic acid
  • Fatty acids C16-18
  • Isooctadecanoic acid
  • Isostearic acid
Brand Names
  • Dr. G Pore Deep Clearing Foam
  • Dr.g A-clear Foam
  • Dr.g Hyper Brightening Cleansing Foam
  • Dr.g Red-blemi
Affected OrganismHumans and other mammals
Route of administrationTopical
Categories
  • Fatty Acids
  • Lipids
CAS number57-11-4

Drug Targets

NameSequence SearchPharmacological ActionActions
Group IID secretory phospholipase A2MELALLCGLVVMAGVIPIQGGILNLNKMVKQVTGKMPILSYWPYGCHCGL...unknown
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