cis fatty acid

cis fatty acid

A natural fatty acid in which the carbon moieties lie on the same side of the double bond; natural fats and oils contain only cis double bonds (e.g., oleic acid, a monounsaturated fatty acid with a cis configuration).

cis fatty acid

Nutrition A natural fatty acid, in which the carbon moieties lie on the same side of the double bond; natural fats and oils contain only cis double bonds–eg, oleic acid, a monounsaturated fatty acid with a cis configuration. See Fatty acid; Cf Trans fatty acid.
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oleic acid, the monounsaturated cis fatty acid normally found in olive oil,
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The predominant unsaturated fatty acids, which come mostly from vegetable and fish oils in our dietary fats, are the cis fatty acids.