arachidic acid

CH3(CH2)18COOH;a fatty acid contained in peanut oil, butter, and other fats. ... Synonym: arachic acid, n-eicosanoic acid, n-icosanoic acid. ... Origin: Arachis, fr. G. Arakis, leguminous weed ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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arachidic acid

Type: Term Pronunciation: a-ră-kid′ik as′id Definitions: 1. A saturated fatty acid in peanut oil, butter, and other fats. Synonyms: arachic acid, N-eicosanoic acid, N-icosanoic acid
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Arachidic acid

Arachidic acid, also called eicosanoic acid, is the saturated fatty acid with a 20-carbon chain. It is as a minor constituent of peanut oil (1.1%–1.7%) and corn oil (3%). Its name derives from the Latin arachis — peanut. It can be formed by the hydrogenation of arachidonic acid. Reduction of arachidic acid yields arachidyl alcohol. Arachidic a...
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