Hydroxy fatty acid used to study its role in biological processes such as oxidative stress, inflammation and insulin resistance. Used in endotoxin and lipid A research, since it is one of two major components of bacterial Lipid A. Shows antifungal activity. Compound could be used as analytical reference in assaying food samples.
|Alternative Name(s)||3-HTA; 3-Hydroxytetradecanoic acid|
|Research Area||Biochemicals, Inflammation, Metabolism|