Glyceryl monocaprate (Monocaprin)

Catalog No. Size PriceQuantity
M7488-2 2mg solid $75
M7488-10 10mg solid $225


Monocaprin (Glyceryl caprate) is a 1-monoglyceride of capric acid that has antimicrobial activity against enveloped viruses, certain bacteria, and the yeast Candida albicans.

Product information

CAS Number: 26402-22-2

Molecular Weight: 246.34

Formula: C13H26O4


Glyceryl caprate

Chemical Name: 2,3-dihydroxypropyl decanoate



InChi: InChI=1S/C13H26O4/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-13(16)17-11-12(15)10-14/h12,14-15H,2-11H2,1H3

Technical Data

Appearance: Solid Power

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

Solubility: DMSO 49 mg/mL (198.91 mM)

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


  1. Thórunn Osk Thorgeirsdóttir, et al. Acta Odontol Scand. 2006

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