capric acid

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cap·ric acid

[From Latin caper, capr-, goat (from its smell).]
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capric acid

(Elements & Compounds) another name for decanoic acid
[C19: from Latin caper goat, so named from its smell]
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cap′ric ac′id

(ˈkæp rɪk)
an organic acid, C10H20O2, found as a glyceride in goat fat: used in making perfumes and flavorings.
[1830–40; < Latin capr-, s. of caper goat (see caper1) + -ic]
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Noun1.capric acid - a fatty acid found in animal oils and fats; has an unpleasant smell resembling goats
saturated fatty acid - a fatty acid whose carbon chain cannot absorb any more hydrogen atoms; found chiefly in animal fats
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Summary: Capric acid is a medium chain saturated fatty acid that is also referred to as Decanoic acid or Decylic acid.
[USPRwire, Wed Jun 19 2019] The esters of capric acid (decanoate esters) are extensively used in the production of drugs for increasing its affinity towards adipose tissue i.e.
The combination of OA (fumaric and lactic acid) and MCFA (caprylic acid and capric acid) resulted in decrease of the intestinal pH and reduction of Escherichia coli (E.
After testing the various fatty acids in whole coconut oil, they found that only caprylic acid (C8:0), which comprised about 6.85% of their tested coconut oil, capric acid (C10:0), comprising about 7.33%, and lauric acid (C10:0), comprising about 52.68%, had a noticeable repellent effect.
he said that the vaccine was developed with Capric acid technology which in most modern and most cost effective.
Coconut oil also has many important nutrients that prevent further infection, repair and nourish the skin, and help decrease flaking and itching-these nutrients include vitamin E, vitamin K, capric acid, caprylic acid, and lauric acid.
The values of the predicted IHfus as well as the status of each pure compound in the Equations (belonging to the experimental data for sublimation and vaporization enthalpy) are presented as an example for capric acid in Table-2.
Hermans et al., (2010, 2012) also reported the dose-dependent action of MCFAs against Campylobacter; however, capric acid had the highest microbicidal activity.
Compound Composition (%) Caprilic acid (8:0) 2.19 Capric acid (10:0) 3.60 Lauric acid (12:0) 46.65 Miristic acid (14:0) 17.59 Palmitic acid (16:0) 8.17 Estearic acid (18:0) 3.13 Oleic acid (18:1) 16.37 Linoleic acid (18:2) 2.15 Total 99.85 Table 3.
Ke [99] selected fatty acids including capric acid (CA), lauric acid (LA), myristic acid (MA), palmitic acid (PA), and stearic acid (SA) as the PCMs.
The major acid components of oil found by TLC were caproic acid, caprylic acid, capric acid, myristic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, oleic acid, etc.