hexadecanoic acid


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hexadecanoic acid

(ˈhɛksəˌdɛkənəʊɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) the systematic name for palmitic acid
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Noun1.hexadecanoic acid - a saturated fatty acid that is the major fat in meat and dairy products
meat - the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
dairy product - milk and butter and cheese
saturated fatty acid - a fatty acid whose carbon chain cannot absorb any more hydrogen atoms; found chiefly in animal fats
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Distribution of oxygen-containing compounds at different Curie-point temperatures Temperature, [degrees]C Compound 225 Hexadecanoic acid, methyl ester Ergosta-4,6,22-trien-3.
E)-2-octenoic acid, oleic acid, phenyl acetic acid, hexadecanoic acid and octadecanoic acid were found to elicit a repellent response at all the four different concentrations (Table 3).
The fatty acid profile showed a very simple pattern consisting of Hexadecanoic acid, Tetradecanoic acid, Octadecanoic acid, 9-Hexadecenoic acid, 9-Octadecenoic acid, 9,12-Octadienoic acid (Table 3).