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Nuclear Receptor Signaling Atlas
A research resource for the nuclear receptor signaling community
Palmitic
Overview
Name
Palmitic acid
Synonyms
; 1-Hexyldecanoic Acid; 1-Pentadecanecarboxylic acid; FAT; Hexadecanoate; Hexadecanoic acid; Hexadecoic acid; Hexadecylic acid; Hexaectylic acid; Palmitate; Palmitic; Palmitic acid; Palmitinic acid; Palmitinsaeure
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PubChem ID
CAS Registry ID
57-10-3
Jmol
Not available
Description
Palmitic acid is a common dietary saturated fatty acid found in animals and plants, and is the first fatty acid produced during lipogenesis. It has been shown to be an agonist of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-α (PPARα), a member of the PPAR subfamily of nuclear receptors.
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Last updated: January 31, 2014