Ethyl linolenate

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M13298-2 Contact for quotation $100
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Ethyl linolenate is a fatty acid ethyl ester (FAEE). Ethyl linolenate plays an active role in inhibition of the cellular production on melanin with an IC50 of 70 μM. Anti-melanogenesis Effects.

Product information

CAS Number: 1191-41-9

Molecular Weight: 306.48

Formula: C20H34O2

Chemical Name: ethyl (9Z,12Z,15Z)-octadeca-9,12,15-trienoate



InChi: InChI=1S/C20H34O2/c1-3-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20(21)22-4-2/h5-6,8-9,11-12H,3-4,7,10,13-19H2,1-2H3/b6-5-,9-8-,12-11-

Technical Data

Appearance: Solid Power

Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Shelf Life: ≥12 months if stored properly.

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Drug Formulation: To be determined

HS Tariff Code: 382200

How to use

In Vitro:

Ethyl linolenate significantly blocks Forskolin-induced melanogenesis and inhibits tyrosinase activity.


  1. Sungran Huh, et al. Melanogenesis inhibitory effect of fatty acid alkyl esters isolated from Oxalis triangularis. Biol Pharm Bull. 2010;33(7):1242-5.

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