lignoceric acid

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lignoceric acid

 [lig″no-ser´ik]
a saturated fatty acid found in wood tar, various cerebrosides, and in small amounts in most natural fats.

lig·no·cer·ic ac·id

(lig'nō-ser'ik as'id, -sēr'ik),
An acid present in one type of sphingolipid and in small amounts in triacylglycerols.

lignoceric acid

/lig·no·cer·ic ac·id/ (lig″no-sēr´ik) a saturated 24-carbon fatty acid occurring in sphingomyelin and as a minor constituent of many plant fats.

lignoceric acid

a saturated fatty acid found in wood tar, various cerebrosides, and in small amounts in most natural fats.
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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.