hydnocarpic acid


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hydnocarpic acid

(ˌhɪdnəʊˈkɑːpɪk)
n
(Chemistry) a cyclic fatty acid occurring in the form of its glycerides in chaulmoogra oil. Formula: C16H28O2
[C20: from Greek hudnon truffle + karpos fruit + -ic]
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wightiana contains 48% hydnocarpic acid, 27% chaulmoogric acid, gorlic acid, and other acids [11].
The major cyclopentenyl fatty acids, including gorlic acid, chaulmoogric acid, and hydnocarpic acid, from seeds of Carpotroche brasiliensis demonstrated significant oral antiinflammatory and peripheral antinociceptive effects in vivo [15].