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n.1.(Chem.) A yellow oily liquid, extracted from the shell of the cashew nut.
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Anacardic acid is readily decarboxylated at high temperatures and generates degradation products such as cardanol, cardol and 2-methil-cardol (Rodrigues, Feitosa, Ricardo, Franca, & Carioca, 2006; Mazzetto et al.
In the cashew nut shell, cashew nut shell liquid occurs mainly as anacardic acid (~90%) and cardol around slightly lower than 10%.
14) Cardol M, de Haan RJ, van den Bos GAM, de Jong BA, de Groot IJM.
Lehmann BA, Bos AE, Rijken M, Cardol M, Peters GJ, Kok G, et al.
Kersten P, Cardol M, George S, Ward C, Sibley A, White B (2007) Validity of the impact on participation and autonomy questionnaire: A comparison between two countries.
and contained ricinoleic acid (extracted from castor oil seed), anacardic acid, cardanol and cardol (extracted from the cashew nut shell liquid and was used vermiculite for the essential oil solidification).
This oil is mainly composed of anacardic acid (3-n-pentadecylsalicylic acid), cardanol (3-n-pentadecylphenol), cardol (5-n pentadecylresorcinol), and methylcardol (2-methyl-5-npentadecylresorcinol).
Cardol, De Jong, and Ward (2002) suggested that "autonomy, as the fundamental pre-requisite for participation, is a key concept for client-centered rehabilitation" (p.
Its composition is a mixture of anacardic acid, cardanol and smaller amounts of cardol and 2-methylcardol (Attanasi et al.