Chemical Component Summary

Name STEARIC ACID
Identifiers octadecanoic acid
Formula C18 H36 O2
Molecular Weight 284.477  g/mol
Type NON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILES CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O
InChI InChI=1S/C18H36O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20/h2-17H2,1H3,(H,19,20)
InChIKey QIQXTHQIDYTFRH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge 0
Atom Count 56
Chiral Atom Count 0
Chiral Atoms n/a
Bond Count 55
Aromatic Bond Count 0
Leaving Atoms n/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank ID DB03193   (Stereoisomeric match)
Name Stearic acid
Groups experimental
Description Stearic acid (IUPAC systematic name: octadecanoic acid) is one of the useful types of saturated fatty acids that comes from many animal and vegetable fats and oils. It is a waxy solid. [Wikipedia]
Synonyms
  • 1-Heptadecanecarboxylic acid
  • Cetylacetic acid
  • Fatty acids C16-18
  • Isooctadecanoic acid
  • Isostearic acid
Brand Names
  • Dr. G Pore Deep Clearing Foam
  • Dr.g A-clear Foam
  • Dr.g Hyper Brightening Cleansing Foam
  • Dr.g Red-blemish Moisture Cleansing Foam
  • For Sope
Affected Organism Humans and other mammals
Route of administration Topical
Categories
  • Fatty Acids
  • Lipids
CAS number 57-11-4

Drug Targets

Name Sequence Search Pharmacological Action Actions
Group IID secretory phospholipase A2 MELALLCGLVVMAGVIPIQGGILNLNKMVKQVTGKMPILSYWPYGCHCGL... unknown
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID: 21059682