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Record Information
Version4.0
StatusDetected and Quantified
Creation Date2005-11-16 15:48:42 UTC
Update Date2019-01-11 19:15:37 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB0001160
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB01160
Metabolite Identification
Common NameTricosanoic acid
DescriptionTricosanoic acid is found in different plant oils and extracts such as the Brazilian peppertree, but it can also be produced in the human body. It has shown to be a hair growth stimulant.
Structure
Data?1547234137
Synonyms
ValueSource
N-Tricosanoic acidChEBI
N-TricosanoateGenerator
TricosanoateGenerator
22FAHMDB
F23HMDB
Tricosanoic acid, aluminum saltHMDB
Tricosanoic acid, calcium saltHMDB
Tricosanoic acid, lead saltHMDB
TricosylateGenerator
Tricosanoic acidMeSH
Chemical FormulaC23H46O2
Average Molecular Weight354.6101
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight354.349780716
IUPAC Nametricosanoic acid
Traditional Nametricosanoic acid
CAS Registry Number2433-96-7
SMILES
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C23H46O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20-21-22-23(24)25/h2-22H2,1H3,(H,24,25)
InChI KeyXEZVDURJDFGERA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as very long-chain fatty acids. These are fatty acids with an aliphatic tail that contains at least 22 carbon atoms.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassFatty Acyls
Sub ClassFatty acids and conjugates
Direct ParentVery long-chain fatty acids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Very long-chain fatty acid
  • Straight chain fatty acid
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
Disposition

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Process

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Role

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Industrial application:

Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point77.0 - 79.0 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility2.6e-05 g/LALOGPS
logP9.39ALOGPS
logP9.37ChemAxon
logS-7.1ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)4.95ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area37.3 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count21ChemAxon
Refractivity109.29 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability49.4 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability0ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS)splash10-0159-2900000000-90925cf3c5c344889a87JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized)splash10-0159-2900000000-90925cf3c5c344889a87JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-0006-8790000000-189d993955590b247b04JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-00g0-9541000000-22eb85c1b6ca5b727ec2JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 10V, Positive (Annotated)splash10-0pvr-0298000000-80b9daf5924525f32b70JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 25V, Positive (Annotated)splash10-00di-3390000000-ac935102623d865e251dJSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 40V, Positive (Annotated)splash10-00l6-4980000000-ff160222688e5c3a5ebaJSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF 40V, Negativesplash10-014i-0090000000-1e57778151b8b2a05362JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF 30V, Negativesplash10-014i-0090000000-1e57778151b8b2a05362JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF 10V, Negativesplash10-014i-0090000000-1e57778151b8b2a05362JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF 20V, Negativesplash10-014i-0090000000-1e57778151b8b2a05362JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF , Negativesplash10-014i-0090000000-1e57778151b8b2a05362JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF 40V, Negativesplash10-014i-0090000000-1e57778151b8b2a05362JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF 30V, Negativesplash10-014i-0090000000-1e57778151b8b2a05362JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF 10V, Negativesplash10-014i-0090000000-1e57778151b8b2a05362JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF 20V, Negativesplash10-014i-0090000000-1e57778151b8b2a05362JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF , Negativesplash10-014i-0090000000-1e57778151b8b2a05362JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF 40V, Negativesplash10-05fr-0590000000-455d8ab1313a61d90f8cJSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF 30V, Negativesplash10-0udi-0009000000-6cab4a327eae32b5f787JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF 10V, Negativesplash10-0udi-0029000000-37d069e8e40dc2126055JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF 20V, Negativesplash10-0udi-0009000000-32d4687abf7d5b474472JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF , Negativesplash10-0udi-0009000000-0756d3aa19109128f075JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-TOF , negativesplash10-05fr-0590000000-455d8ab1313a61d90f8cJSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-0a4r-0019000000-f057f22a9f1ae508491fJSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-0a4i-4698000000-93353ef0bd573ddf3856JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0007-5890000000-a4664c743314ab26742eJSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-0udi-0009000000-e7720ae2787f40cc1c41JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0zfr-1009000000-972e00d6c61341c05ce8JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0a4i-9122000000-1a4a94c95b1a24167584JSpectraViewer | MoNA
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-0596-9201000000-4c4b474aedf9d85a53e1JSpectraViewer | MoNA
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
2D NMR[1H,13C] 2D NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane (predicted from logP)
Biospecimen Locations
  • Blood
  • Feces
Tissue LocationsNot Available
Pathways
Normal Concentrations
BiospecimenStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
BloodDetected and Quantified0.033 +/- 0.004 uMAdult (>18 years old)BothNormal details
FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
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details
Abnormal Concentrations
BiospecimenStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
Colorectal cancer
details
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease References
Colorectal cancer
  1. Goedert JJ, Sampson JN, Moore SC, Xiao Q, Xiong X, Hayes RB, Ahn J, Shi J, Sinha R: Fecal metabolomics: assay performance and association with colorectal cancer. Carcinogenesis. 2014 Sep;35(9):2089-96. doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgu131. Epub 2014 Jul 18. [PubMed:25037050 ]
Associated OMIM IDs
DrugBank IDDB03500
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB002894
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID16170
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDCPD-7834
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkTricosylic acid
METLIN ID4211
PubChem Compound17085
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID42394
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Download (PDF)
General References
  1. http://www.patentstorm.us/patents/4874791-description.html [Link]
  2. http://www.rain-tree.com/peppertree.htm [Link]