tetradecanoic acid

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Noun1.tetradecanoic acid - a saturated fatty acid occurring naturally in animal and vegetable fats
saturated fatty acid - a fatty acid whose carbon chain cannot absorb any more hydrogen atoms; found chiefly in animal fats
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The main constituents identified in the oil of fermented leaves, were [alpha]-bisabololoxide B followed by hexadecanoic acid, phytol, and tetradecanoic acid.
E)-2-hexenoic acid has exhibited a concentration dependant positive response while for isobutyric acid and tetradecanoic acid a poor positive response was observed in nymphs and female bedbugs.
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).