melissic acid


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me·lis·sic ac·id

(me-lis'ik as'id),
A long-chain (30) saturated fatty acid found in waxes.
[G. melissa, bee + -ic]
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Cerotic acid, montanic acid, melissic acid and palmitic acid were found in low amounts ( less than 5 %) while trycosylic acid (4.83 %) was the only fatty acid with odd number of carbon atoms.
acid; b-pinene; b-sitosterol-glucoside; borneol; bornyl acetate; camphor; caprionic acid; carvone; cinnamic acid methyl ester; cinnamic alcohol; confertiflorin; confertifolin; ellagic acid; fenchone; formic acid; gallic acid; isodrimeninol; isodrimenol; isopolygodial; isorhamnetin; isotadeonal; kaempferol; malic acid; melissic acid; P-cymol; persicarin; persicarin-7-methyl ether; phellandrene; poligonone; polygodial; polygonal; polygonolide; quercetin; quercetin-7-glucoside; quercitrin; rhamnazin; rhamnesin; rutin; sitosterol; tannic acid; terpineol; valerianic acid [17].