heptadecanoic acid


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heptadecanoic acid

(ˌhɛptəˌdɛkəˈnəʊɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline water-insoluble carboxylic acid used in organic synthesis. Formula: CH3(CH2)15COOH. Also called: margaric acid
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Noun1.heptadecanoic acid - a colorless crystalline synthetic fatty acid
saturated fatty acid - a fatty acid whose carbon chain cannot absorb any more hydrogen atoms; found chiefly in animal fats
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This saturated fat is called heptadecanoic acid (HA).
Identification of the peaks has been achieved by comparing the time length of their retention with those of the pure standard compounds (Sigma) and the quantification of acids has been carried out in relation to heptadecanoic acid methylic ether as internal standard.
0 mg of heptadecanoic acid in hexane was added as an internal standard.
Heptadecanoic acid (E17:0) ethyl ester in hexane (10 mg/L) was used as the internal standard.