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Long chain alcohol


DATA No : DLL0002 INFORMANT : Yasushi Kawakami

NAME : 1-hexacosanol

COMMON NAME: Ceryl alcohol
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FORMULA: C26H56O2 MOL.WT (average) : 400.722


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY
Promotion of the maturation of central neurons (neulite outgrowth)(Ref. 0002) An inhibitory effect on insulin secretion stimulated by glucose in rats(Ref. 0003)
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MELTING POINT:80(Ref. 0003)

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SOURCE
Chinese insect wax and many other waxes.(Ref. 0004)
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REFERENCES
[0002]
AUTHOR:Borg, J., Toazara, J., Hietter, H., Henry, M., Schmitt, G., and Luu, B.
TITLE:Neurotrophic effect of naturally occurring long-chain fatty alcohols on cultured CNS neurons PubMed ID:3556588
JOURNAL:FEBS Lett.
VOL:213 PAGE : 406-410 (1987)
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[0003]
AUTHOR:Damge, C., Hillaire-Buys, D., Koenig, M., Gross, R., Hoeltzel, A., Chapal, J., Balboni, G., Borg, J., and Ribes, G.
TITLE:Effect of n-hexacosanol on insulin secretion in the rat PubMed ID:7768265
JOURNAL:Eur J Pharmacol.
VOL:274 PAGE : 133-139 (1995)
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[0004]
AUTHOR:Chibnall,A.,C.,Piper,S.,H.,Pollard,A.,Williams,E.,F.,and Sahai,P.,N.
TITLE:The Constitution of the Primary Alchohol, Fatty Acids and Parffins Present in Plant and Inset Waxes
JOURNAL:Biochemical Journal
VOL:28 PAGE : 2189 -2208 (1934)
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