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Bovine Rumen Metabolome Database

Showing metabocard for Pentadecanoic acid (RMDB00826)

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Creation Date 2005-11-16 15:48:42
Update Date 2009-05-05 20:58:17
Accession Number RMDB00826
Common Name Pentadecanoic acid
Description A fatty acid of exogenous (primarily ruminant) origin. Many "odd" length long chain amino acids are derived from the consumption of dairy fats (milk and meat). Pentadecanoic acid constitutes 1.05% of milk fat and 0.43% of ruminant meat fat. The content of heptadecanoic acid in the subcutaneous adipose tissue of humans appears to be a good biological marker of long-term milk fat intake in free-living individuals in populations with high consumption of dairy products. (PMID 9701185; PMID 11238766)
  1. Pentadecanoate
  2. Pentadecyclate
  3. Pentadecyclic acid
  4. n-Pentadecanoate
  5. n-Pentadecanoic acid
  6. n-Pentadecylate
  7. n-Pentadecylic acid
  8. pentadecanoic acid
Chemical IUPAC Name Pentadecanoic acid
Chemical Formula C15H30O2
Chemical Structure Structure
Chemical Taxonomy
  • Organic
Super Class
  • Organic acids
  • Fatty Acids
Sub Class
  • Long chain fatty acids
  • Mammalian_Metabolite
  • carboxylic acid
  • Signalling
  • Exogenous
Average Molecular Weight 242.398
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight 242.224579
KEGG Compound ID Not Available
BioCyc ID Not Available
BiGG ID 215864 Link Image
Wikipedia Link Not Available
METLIN ID 5789 Link Image
PubChem Compound 13849 Link Image
PubChem Substance 854370 Link Image
ChEBI ID Not Available
CAS Registry Number 1002-84-2
InChI Identifier InChI=1/C15H30O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15(16)17/h2-14H2,1H3,(H,16,17)
Synthesis Reference Not Available
Melting Point (Experimental) 52.3 oC
Experimental Water Solubility Not Available Source: PhysProp
Predicted Water Solubility 0.00032 mg/mL [MEYLAN,WM et al. (1996)]; 3.34e-04 mg/mL [Predicted by ALOGPS] Calculated using ALOGPS
Physiological Charge -1
State Solid
Experimental LogP/Hydrophobicity Not Available Source: PhysProp
Predicted LogP/Hydrophobicity 6.65 [Predicted by ALOGPS]; 5.7 [Predicted by PubChem via XLOGP]; 6.47 [MEYLAN,WM & HOWARD,PH (1995)] Calculated using ALOGPS
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
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2D Structure
3D Structure
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Experimental PDB Structure
Experimental 1H NMR Spectrum Not Available
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Mass Spectrum Not Available
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Cellular Location
  • Membrane
  • Cytoplasm
  • Extracellular
Biofluid Location
  • Cow_Milk
  • Rumen
Tissue Location
Concentrations (Normal)
Biofluid Rumen
Value 1.5 +/- 0.3 uM
Age N/A
Sex N/A
Condition Normal
Breed Not Available
Experimental Condition Not Available
Comments Not Available
  • The rumen metabolome (in preparation)
Concentrations (Abnormal) Not Available
Pathway Names Not Available
HMDB Pathways Not Available
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General References Not Available