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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In the specific metabolites that were decreased in active TB patients, the ROC curves of 3D, 7D, 11D-phytanic acid, behenic acid and threoninyl-a-glutamate exhibited excellent efficiency with a AUC values of 0.
This oil is known as the most stable natural oil, which is a good source of behenic acid and is used as a preservative in food industries.
Blackcurrant juice consumption increased both saturated and unsaturated free fatty acids levels in the rats brains; saturated: palmitic (16:0), stearic acid (18:0) (58%, 41% respectively), and behenic acid more than 2.
2] filler; these vary in terms of the aliphatic chain length and include decanoic acid [C-10], stearic acid [C-18], behenic acid (C-22) and an acid-group terminated polyethylene (ATPE) of molecular weight 5000 g/mol.
These include the hydrogenated derivative behenic acid, erucyl and behenyl alcohols and their esters, amides and amine derivatives.
It has five calories per gram, because the very long-chain behenic acid is only partially absorbed by the body; the bulk of it passes through the gastrointestinal system without contributing to calories.
6% CLA had significantly higher lauric acid, myristic acid, palmitic acid, heptadecanoic acid, stearic acid, and arachidic acid in egg yolk compared with the controls, while the content of behenic acid content was significantly less.
Besides these, high amount of palmitic acid, oleic acid and behenic acid may contribute towards the potency of this oil [21].
Useful waxes for the oil phase at 2-4% are cetearyl alcohol, behenic acid and stearic acid that create soft to medium viscosity creams.
Total long chain saturated fatty acids (%) (TLCF) = % Arachidic acid + % Behenic acid + % Lignoceric acid
3]-C16:0 (40 [micro]mol/L), we added 0, 25, 50, 100, and 200 [micro]L to 100 [micro]L of internal standard containing deuterium-labeled behenic acid ([D.