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Substance Name: Sphingosine
RN: 123-78-4
UNII: NGZ37HRE42
InChIKey: WWUZIQQURGPMPG-KRWOKUGFSA-N

Note

  • An amino alcohol with a long unsaturated hydrocarbon chain. Sphingosine and its derivative sphinganine are the major bases of the sphingolipids in mammals. (Dorland, 28th ed)

Molecular Formula

  • C18-H37-N-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 299.495
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Sphingosine

MeSH Heading

  • Sphingosine

Synonyms

  • (E)-2-Amino-4-octadecan-1,3-diol
  • CCRIS 6899
  • EINECS 204-651-3
  • Sphingosine
  • UNII-NGZ37HRE42

Systematic Names

  • 2-Aminooctadec-4-ene-1,3-diol
  • 4-Octadecene-1,3-diol, 2-amino-, (R-(R*,S*-(E)))-
  • Sphingosine

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 123-78-4

FDA UNII

  • NGZ37HRE42

System Generated Number

  • 0000123784

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C18H37NO2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-18(21)17(19)16-20/h14-15,17-18,20-21H,2-13,16,19H2,1H3/b15-14+/t17-,18+/m0/s1

InChIKey

WWUZIQQURGPMPG-KRWOKUGFSA-N

Smiles

C(=C\CCCCCCCCCCCCC)\[C@H]([C@H](CO)N)O

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 67 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 5.530 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.34E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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