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PUFA-3 (Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Methyl Ester Mixture)

CATALOG # 1177

Specifications

  • Catalog #:1177
  • Scientific Name:PUFA-3 Mixture (qualitative)
  • Common Name:PUFA-3 Mixture (qualitative)
  • SDSView Safety Data Sheet
  • Data Sheet:View Data Sheet
  • Formula Weight:mixture
  • Unit:100 mg
  • Solvent:none
  • Source:natural
  • Purity:mixture
  • Analytical Methods:GC
  • Natural Source:Menhaden oil
  • Solubility:alcohols, hexane, chloroform
  • Physical Appearance:liquid
  • Storage:-20°C
  • Composition:qualitative mixture
    C14:0
    C16:0
    C16:1ω7
    C16:2ω4
    C16:3ω4
    C16:4ω1
    C18:0
    C18:1ω9
    C18:1ω7
    C18:2ω6
    C18:2ω4
    C18:3ω4
    C18:3ω3
    C18:4ω3
    C20:1ω9
    C20:4ω6
    C20:4ω3
    C20:5ω3
    C21:5ω3
    C22:5ω3
    C22:6ω3
  • Dry Ice:No
  • Hazardous:No

Description

Application Notes:

This polyunsaturated fatty acid mixture contains 18 naturally occurring omega fatty acids and 3 saturated fatty acids. They are all methyl esters for the qualitative identification of unknowns. The product is a naturally occurring mixture from Menhaden fish oil and is an excellent standard for identifying unknown omega fatty acids in samples.1 Research has shown a reduction in some cancers with the use of fish oils2 but it can cause bacterial complications.3 Because it is extracted from natural materials, relative peak sizes for the mix may vary from lot to lot. This is a qualitative mixture and should not be used for quantitative purposes.

References:
1. Thomas C. Y. Hsleh, Stephen S. Williams, Warinda Vejaphan and Samuel P. Meyers “Characterization of volatile components of menhaden fish (Brevoortia tyrannus) oil” Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, Jan. Vol. 66:1 pp. 114-117, 1989
2. Yu Shao, Lani Pardini and Ronald S. Pardini “Dietary Menhaden Oil Enhances Mitomycin C Antitumor Activity Toward Human Mammary Carcinoma MX-1” Lipds, Nov. Vol. 30:11 pp. 1035, 1995
3. K. L. Fritsche, L. M. Shahbazian, C. Feng and J. N. Berg “Dietary fish oil reduces survival and impairs bacterial clearance in C3H/Hen mice challenged with Listeria monocytogenes” Clinical Science, 92(95-101), 1997
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