undecylenic acid

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Noun1.undecylenic acid - an acid that is a component of perspiration
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
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Tandem reduction/hydroboration was observed with undecenoic acid and cinnamic acid (entries 8-9, Table 1) and a mixture of products was formed based on GC analysis (tandem reduction/hydroboration of carboxyl group and double bond; the reduction of carboxyl group alone and the hydroboration of double bond alone).
The history of PA11 development began in 1938 when Joseph Zeltner and Michel Genas envisioned the possibility to prepare the monomer of PA11 from undecenoic acid, which can be obtained through the cracking of castor oil.
The Cochrane Database of Systemic Reviews (1,2) reported 72 placebo-controlled trials of topical agents that yielded the following cure rates: undecenoic acid, 72%; allylamines (terbinafine, naftifine, butenafine), 70%; tolnafrate, 64%; azoles (miconazole, clotrimazole, ketoconazole, econazole, oxiconazole), 47%.