hexacosanoic acid


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hexacosanoic acid

(ˌhɛksəkəʊsəˈnəʊɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white insoluble odourless wax present in beeswax, carnauba, and Chinese wax. Formula: CH3(CH2)24COOH. Also called: cerotic acid
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Noun1.hexacosanoic acid - a white solid fatty acid found in waxes (such as beeswax)
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
beeswax - a yellow to brown wax secreted by honeybees to build honeycombs
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For further identification, the individual standards 14-methyl-pentadecanoate, 14-methyl-hexadecanoate, 16-methyl-heptadecanoate, cis-11-octadecenoic acid methyl ester, and hexacosanoic acid methyl ester were all purchased from Larodan AB, and cis-10-nonadecenoic acid methyl ester was supplied by Nu-Chek Prep, Inc.
elephantina: hexadecanoic 15, 9,12-octadecadienoic 16, 9-octadecenoic 17, octadecanoic acid 18, butanedioic acid 19, benzoic acid 20, 3phenyl-2-propenoic acid 21, nonanedioic acid 22, tridecanoic acid 23, methyl pentadecanoate 24, methyl hexadec-9-enoate 25, methyl hexadecanoate 26, methyl 3-(3,5-di-tert-butyl4-hydroxy- phenyl)propionate 27, cis-10-Heptadecenoic acid 28, methyl heptadecanoate 29, methyl octadecanoate 30, cis-5,8,11,14,17-eicosapenta-enoic acid 31, eicosanoic acid 32, methyl tetracosanoate 33, pentacosanoic acid 34, hexacosanoic acid 35, methyl octacosanoate 36, and tetradecanedioic acid 37.
Affected patients demonstrated a 6- to 10-fold excess of lysophosphatidylcholine containing hexacosanoic acid 26 (C26:0) in dried blood spots analyzed using LC-MSMS (Mol.