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a.1.(Chem.) Of or pertaining to capric acid or its derivatives.
Capric acid
are fatty acids occurring in small quantities in butter, cocoanut oil, etc., united with glycerin; they are colorless oils, or white crystalline solids, of an unpleasant odor like that of goats or sweat.
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MCT is medium chain triglyceride; it is composed of caprylic and capric acids, he explained.
These 37 components are: methyl ester of hexanoic acid, caprylic acid, capric acid, undecanoic acid, lauric acid, tridecanoic acid, myristic acid, myristoleic acid, pentadecanoic acid, pentdecenoic acid, palmitic acid, palmitoleic acid, margaric acid, heptadecenoic acid, stearic acid, oleic acid, elaidic acid, octadecenoic acid, linoleic acid, octadecadienoic acid, g-linolenic acid, linolenic acid, arachidic acid, eicosenoic acid, eicosadienoic acid, 8,11,14-eicosatrienoic acid, heneicosanoic acid, arachidonic acid, eicosatrienoic acid, eicosap- entaenoic acid, behenic acid, eruccic acid, docosa- dienoic acid (C22:2), tricosanoic acid, tetracosanoic acid, docosahexaenoic acid and tetracosenoic acid.
Eventually, the team identified capric acid, undecanoic acid and laurie acid as active compounds.
Specifically, formulations containing valeric or pentanoic (C5), hexanoic or caproic (C6), heptanoic (C7), caprylic or octanoic (C8), pelargonic or nonanoic (C9), and/or decanoic or capric (C10) saturated acid demonstrated efficacy against mold growth for up to 12 weeks in the ASTM D4445 standard laboratory test for mold.
Whether Manchester City's new boss was being genuine with his assessment or merely paying lip service to the capric i o u s pounds 32.
Analyses revealed a number of organic chemicals, including formic acid, acetic acid and capric acid, Hilts said.
It has a distinctive odour and taste, the result of three fatty acids - caprioc, caprylic and capric.
Coconut oil also contains caprylic acid and capric acid, both natural antifungals known to fight yeast overgrowth.
The predominant fatty acids in declining order are lauric, oleic, myristic, palmitic and linoleic acid in the mesocarp, and lauric, oleic, capric, myristic, palmitic, linoleic and caprylic in the kernel.
currently are the sole sources of the world's supply of plant-derived medium chain length fatty acids (MCFA), such as capric, laurie, and myristic acids.
The company plans to operate in organic base chemical industry with an annual capacity to produce 118 tons of caprioc acid, 1,725 tons of caprilic acid and 1,724 tons of capric acid and 18,900 tons of laurie acid.
Capric, caprylic and other medium-chain fatty acids have been used