890870 | 16:0 TAP

1,2-dipalmitoyl-3-trimethylammonium-propane (chloride salt)

16:0 TAP


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25mg 890870C-25mg 890870C-25mg 1 x 25mg 10mg/mL 2.5mL $217.25


Size SKU Packaging Price
25mg 890870P-25mg 890870P-25mg 1 x 25mg $217.25 217.25
200mg 890870P-200mg 890870P-200mg 1 x 200mg $454.00 454


16:0 TAP

1,2-dipalmitoyl-3-trimethylammonium-propane (chloride salt)

DOTAP is one of the most widely used cationic lipids for gene transfection applications. DOTAP is proven to be efficient for in vitro and in vivo transfection applications. Various analogues of TAP are available for structure-activity relationship studies.

Simberg D, Weisman S, Talmon Y, Barenholz Y. DOTAP (and other cationic lipids): chemistry, biophysics, and transfection. Crit Rev Ther Drug Carrier Syst. 2004;21(4):257-317. doi: 10.1615/critrevtherdrugcarriersyst.v21.i4.10. PMID: 15638468.

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Molecular Formula
Percent Composition
C 70.60%, H 11.85%, Cl 5.48%, N 2.17%, O 9.90%
1 Years
Storage Temperature
CAS Number
CAS Registry Number is a Registered Trademark of the American Chemical Society
Formula Weight
Exact Mass
1,2-dihexadecanoyl-3-trimethylammonium-propane (chloride salt)
Transition Temp
52.8°C (see Regelin et al)

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PubMed ID: 32450398

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PubMed ID: 32079747

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PubMed ID: 31978652

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PubMed ID: 31814720

Bilotto P, Lengauer M, Andersson J, Ramach U, Mears LLE, Valtiner M. Interaction Profiles and Stability of Rigid and Polymer-Tethered Lipid Bilayer Models at Highly Charged and Highly Adhesive Contacts. Langmuir. 2019 Sep 11. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b01942. [Epub ahead of print]

PubMed ID: 31475831

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PubMed ID: 31358631

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PubMed ID: 31218066

Fan CH, Wang TW, Hsieh YK, Wang CF, Gao Z, Kim A, Nagasaki Y, Yeh CK. Enhancing Boron Uptake in Brain Glioma by a Boron-Polymer/Microbubble Complex with Focused Ultrasound. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2019 Mar 27;11(12):11144-11156. doi: 10.1021/acsami.8b22468. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

PubMed ID: 30883079

Masanori Hirose, Shigenori Sugisaki, Keishi Suga, and Hiroshi Umakoshi. Detection of L-Proline-Catalyzed Michael Addition Reaction in Model Biomembrane. Journal of Chemistry. 2019 February 26;4926435:8. doi: 10.1155/2019/4926435

Dreier LB, Bonn M, Backus EHG. Hydration and Orientation of Carbonyl Groups in Oppositely Charged Lipid Monolayers on Water. J Phys Chem B. 2019 Feb 7;123(5):1085-1089. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b12297. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

PubMed ID: 30620302

Dreier LB, Bonn M, Backus EHG. Hydration and Orientation of Carbonyl Groups in Oppositely Charged Lipid Monolayers on Water. J Phys Chem B. 2019 Jan 8. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b12297. [Epub ahead of print]

PubMed ID: 30620602

Regelin, A.E., Fankhaenel, S., Gürtesch, L., Prinz, C., von Kiedrowski, G., Massing, U. (2000) Biophysical and lipofection studies of DOTAP analogs. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1464:151-64.

PubMed ID: 10704929

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PubMed ID: 28272888
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