Archaeol

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Archaeol
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Names
IUPAC name
2,3-Bis(3,7,11,15-tetramethylhexadecoxy)propan-1-ol
Other names
Archaeol lipid; 2,3-Di-O-phytanyl-sn-glycerol; 2,3-Bis[(3,7,11,15-tetramethylhexadecyl)oxy]-1-propanol
Identifiers
134108-16-0 YesY
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MeSH archaeol+lipid
PubChem 417493
Properties
C43H88O3
Molar mass 653.17 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Archaeol (di-O-phytanylglycerol) is a double ether of sn-1-glycerol where positions 2 and 3 are bound to phytanyl residues.[1] The archaeols are Archaea homologs of diacylglycerols (DAGs).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Edited by Ricardo Cavicchioli (2007), Archaea, Washington, DC: ASM Press, ISBN 1-55581-391-7, OCLC 172964654