dodecanoic acid


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dodecanoic acid

(ˌdəʊdɛkəˈnəʊɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a crystalline fatty acid found as glycerides in many vegetable oils: used in making soaps, insecticides, and synthetic resins. Formula: CH3(CH2)10COOH. Also called: lauric acid
[C20: from dodecane (see dodeca-, -ane)]
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Noun1.dodecanoic acid - a crystalline fatty acid occurring as glycerides in natural fats and oils (especially coconut oil and palm-kernel oil)
saturated fatty acid - a fatty acid whose carbon chain cannot absorb any more hydrogen atoms; found chiefly in animal fats
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Four major peaks were appeared on GC chromatogram which correspond to methyl esters of Dodecanoic acid, Tetradecanoic acid, 8,11,14-Eicosadienoic acid and 9,10-Dihydroxy octadecanoic.
w] (g/mol) Pentanoic acid 99 102 Hexanoic acid 98 116 Heptanoic acid 97 130 Octanoic acid 98 144 Nonanoic acid 97 158 Decanoic acid 98 172 Undecanoic acid 98 186 Dodecanoic acid 98 200 Tridecanoic acid 98 214 Tetradecanoic acid 99 228 Pentadecanoic acid 99 242 1-Bromoalkane Purity (%) [M.
These comprise dodecanoic acid, sebacic acid and adipic acid, which are variously used in the production of nylon, adhesives, resins, coatings and lubricants.
They found that very short sleep was associated with less intake of tap water, lycopene (found in red- and orange-colored foods), and total carbohydrates, short sleep was associated with less vitamin C, tap water, selenium (found in nuts, meat and shellfish), and more lutein/zeaxanthin (found in green, leafy vegetables), and long sleep was associated with less intake of theobromine (found in chocolate and tea), dodecanoic acid (a saturated fat) choline (found in eggs and fatty meats), total carbohydrates, and more alcohol.
The separation and micro-estimation of volatile fatty acids from formic acid to dodecanoic acid.
The resultant metallic coating had a superhydrophilic nature, but could he switched into superhydrophohic by spraying an acetone solution of dodecanoic acid while the sprayed surface remained within a temperature range of 100-200[degrees]C, although dodecanoic acid itself has a hydrophilic nature.