Agent Name

1,2-Dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine

CAS Number

2644-64-6

Formula

C40-H80-N-O8-P

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

1,2-Dihexadecanoyl phosphatidylcholine; 1,2-Dipalmitoyl-3-phosphatidyl choline; 1,2-Dipalmitoyl-alpha-phosphatidylcholine; 1,2-Dipalmitoylglycerol-3-phosphorylcholine; 1,2-Dipalmitoylglycerophosphorylcholine; 1,2-Dipalmitoyllecithin; 1-Palmitoyl-2-palmitoylphosphatidylcholine; Choline, phosphate, ester with 1,2-dipalmitin; Coatsome MC 6060; DPPC; DPPC (phosphatide); Dihexadecanoyl phosphatidylcholine; alpha,beta-Dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine; alpha-Glycerophosphorylcholine, beta,gamma-palmitoyl-; beta,gamma-Dipalmitoyllecithin; (4-Oxido-10-oxo-7-palmitoyl-3,5,9-trioxa-4-phosphapentacosyl)trimethylammonium 4-oxide; 3,5,9-Trioxa-4-phosphapentacosan-1-aminium, 4-hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-10-oxo-7-((1-oxohexadecyl)oxy)-, hydroxide, inner salt, 4-oxide; Choline, hydroxide, dihydrogen phosphate, inner salt, ester with 1,2-dipalmitin; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Oils and Extracts

Description

White powder; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A synthetic phospholipid used to study biological membranes; Also a major component of pulmonary surfactants; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Aldrich MSDS] See "Lecithin."

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