behenic acid

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be·hen·ic ac·id

(bĕ-hen'ik as'id),
A constituent of most fats and fish oils; large amounts are found in jamba, mustard seed, rapeseed oils, and cerebrosides.
Synonym(s): N-docosanoic acid
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The concentrations of specific metabolites were significantly higher in IPD and T2DM patients, compared with the control group, including linoleic acid, oleic acid, docosanoic acid, cholesteryl-[beta]-D-glucoside, and 1,2-distearoyl phosphatidyl serine, whereas other metabolites, such as lysophosphatidylcholine (lysoPC), lysophosphatidyl ethanolamine (lysoPE), DHEA-S, and 5-hydroxykynurenine, were significantly lower in these groups.
Double Common name #C Bonds Scientific name Palmitic Acid 16 0 hexadecanoic acid Palmitoleic Acid 16 1 9-hexadecenoic acid Stearic Acid 18 0 octadecanoic acid Oleic Acid 18 1 9-octadecenoic acid Vaccenic Acid 18 1 11-octadecenoic acid Linoleic Acid 18 2 9,12-octadecadienoic acid Alpha-Linolenic 18 3 9,12,15-octadecatrienoic acid Acid (ALA) Gamma-Linolenic 18 3 6,9,12-octadecatrienoic acid Acid (GLA) Arachidic Acid 20 0 eicosanoic acid Gadoleic Acid 20 1 9-eicosenoic acid Arachidonic Acid (AA) 20 4 5,8,11,14-eicosatetraenoic acid EPA 20 5 5,8,11,14,17-eicosatetraenoic acid Behenic acid 22 0 docosanoic acid Erucic acid 22 1 13-docosenoic acid DHA 22 6 4,7,10,13,16,19-docosahexaenoic acid Lignoceric acid 24 0 tetracosanoic acid Table II.