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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Compound sawdust sawdust 1 Hexanoic acid 0.5 0 2 Octanoic acid 0.4 2.2 3 Nonanoic acid 1.1 6.7 4 Decanoic acid 0 0 5 Dodecanoic acid 0.6 0 6 Tetradecanoic acid 0.9 4.6 7 Hexadecanoic acid 43.9 190.5 8 Heptadecanoic acid, anteiso 36.2 57.2 9 Octadecanoic acid 12.7 67.3 10 9-Octadecenoic acid 93.9 1,598.0 11 9, 12-Octadecadienoic acid 29.2 418.2 12 9, 12, 15 Octadecatrienoic acid 12.6 141.3 13 Docosanoic acid 16.5 39.7 14 Pimaric acid 77.7 1,253.5 15 Isopimaric acid 105.9 583.8 16 Abietic acid 77.9 2,426.1 17 Dehydroabietic acid 727.2 5,291.5 18 7-Oxodchydroabietic acid 172.6 986.3 Table 4.
Among the saturated fatty acid highest amount of palmitic acid (C16:0) and stearic acid (C18:0) were found, these fatty acids were in the range from 4.09 to 16.62% and 1.43 to 3.61%, respectively in cooking oil samples, while other saturated fatty acids also present in considerable amount including, myristic (C14:0), (0.09 to 0.40%); arachidic (C20:0), (0.26 to 1.25%); docosanoic acids (C22:0), (0.08 to 0.62%) and lignoceric acid (C24:0), (0.06 to 0.72%).