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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Of the fatty acids investigated in this study, all but behenic acid exhibited significant differences among the genotypes.
17 B Behenic acid (%) Genotypes 2006 2007 Mean A619 0.
Behenic acid produces MDPE compounds with very high moduli, particularly at higher addition levels.
Behenic acid and esters are also used to enhance the performance of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, fabric softeners and hair conditioners.
For stearic acid, the results were very similar to those of the behenic acid described above.
Olive Leaf series ingredients: water, sucrose, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, lauric acid, myristic acid, stearic acid, glycerin, sodium hydroxide, olea europaea (olive) leaf extract, palmitic acid, behenic acid, tetrasodium etidronate, butylene glycol, sodium PCA, trehalose, serine, methylparaben, allantoin, placental protein, citric acid, squalane, lanolin, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, hydrogenated lecithin, behenyl alcohol, cetearyl glucoside, PEG-10 soy sterol, tocopherol, carbomer, potassium hydroxide, magnesium aluminum silicate, stearyl glycyrrhetinate, retinyl palmitate, tricalcium phosphate, silica, paeonia suffruticosa root extract, zinc oxide, silver, pueraria lobata root extract.
The ratios of lignoceric acid (C24:o) to behenic acid (C22:o) in dried blood spots on filter paper are shown in Fig.
During its participation at In-Cosmetics 2008, Beraca launched Beracare BBA (BioBehenic Active), a new natural and organic conditioning agent that is Ecocert-certified and rich in behenic acid.
The palmitic acid (C 16:0), palmitoleic acid (C 16:1 n-7), iso (C 17:0 iso), estearic acid (C 18:0), oleic acid (C 18:1 n-9), linoleic acid (C 18:2 n-6), linolenic acid (C 18:3 n-6), eicosapentanoic acid (C 20:5 n-3) and behenic acid (C 22:0) content were similar (p>0.
Arachdonic acid (20:4 n-6), timnodonic acid (20:5 n-3), behenic acid (22:0), and clupadonic acid (22:5 n-3) were higher (p<0.
1-13%), stearic (3-6%), linolenic (1-5%), and myristic, palmitoleic, arachidic, 11-eicosenoic and behenic acids which were found in amounts below 0.