Lecithin

Catalogue Number: 419-20
Description
Product Name Lecithin
Source Egg Yolk
Catalogue Number 419-20
Purity Purified
Form Waxy solid
Phosphatidylcholine > 60%
Peroxide Number < 3.0
Iodine Value 60 - 70
Lysophosphatidylcholine < 3%
Nonpolar Lipids < 20%
E. coli Negative
Moisture < 2% (Karl Fischer)
Recertification 4 years
Storage -20°C
Synonyms L Lecithin, L-α-Phosphatidylcholine
CAS Number 8002-43-5
E.C. Number 232-307-2
Applications
Overview

Lecithin is any of a group of yellow-brownish fatty substances occurring in animal and plant tissues, and in egg yolk, composed of phosphoric acid, choline, fatty acids, glycerol, glycolipids, triglycerides, and phospholipids.

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419-20 Lecithin is not very soluble in water.

data suggest that lecithin is involved in adipogenesis, lipogenesis and hepatic lipid accumulation and it is implicated in obesity and hepatic steatosis.

Inquire for lecithin purified by solvent extraction.

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