eleostearic acid


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el·e·o·stear·ic ac·id

(el'ē-ō-stē'ă-rik as'id),
An 18-carbon fatty acid with three double bonds (at carbons 9, 11, and 13); isomeric with linolenic acid; found in plant fats.
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Instead of releasing volatiles into the air, paints made with vegetable oil would dry by chemical cross-linking of eleostearic acid in the oil to create a finish-like coating.