hexadecanoic acid


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Related to hexadecanoic acid: octadecanoic acid, oleic acid, heptadecanoic acid

pal·mit·ic ac·id

(pal-mit'ik as'id),
A common 16-carbon saturated fatty acid occurring in palm oil and olive oil as well as many other fats and waxes; the end product of mammalian fatty acid synthase; CH3(CH2)14COOH.
Synonym(s): hexadecanoic acid

hexadecanoic acid

See palmitic acid.
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However few studies were reported about the bioactive components underlying its cardiovascular activities of this herb, although tritriacontane, hexadecanoic acid, friedelin, table friedelanol, and sterols (Zhang and Zhang 1992), apigenin, quercetin, oleanolicacid, 2[alpha]-hydroxyoleanolic acid, 2[alpha]-hydroxyursolic acid, protocatechuic acid, p-hydroxybenzoic acid and p-hydroxycinnamic acid (Dai et al.