• CAT Number: I029140
  • CAS Number: 51360-63-5
  • Molecular Formula: C20H41NO
  • Molecular Weight: 311.554
  • Purity: 98%
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Icosanamide(CAT: I029140), also known as eicosanamide or arachidic amide, is a long-chain fatty acid primary amide. It is derived from arachidic acid, a saturated fatty acid found in various natural sources. Icosanamide has been studied for its potential biological activities, including its antimicrobial properties. It has shown inhibitory effects against certain bacteria, fungi, and viruses. Additionally, icosanamide has been investigated for its role as a surfactant and its potential application in various industrial and cosmetic formulations.

Catalog Number I029140
CAS Number 51360-63-5
Molecular Formula


Purity 98
Solubility Soluble in DMSO
Storage Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).
IUPAC Name icosanamide
InChI InChI=1S/C20H41NO/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20(21)22/h2-19H2,1H3,(H2,21,22)

1: Bano S, Faizi S, Lubna, Fayyaz S, Iqbal EY. Isolation of Ceramides from Tagetes patula L. Yellow Flowers and Nematicidal Activity of the Fractions and Pure Compounds against Cyst Nematode, Heterodera zeae. Chem Biodivers. 2019 Jun;16(6):e1900092. doi: 10.1002/cbdv.201900092. Epub 2019 May 28. PMID: 31002745.

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