myristic acid


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my·ris·tic ac·id

(mi-ris'tik as'id),
A saturated fatty acid (CH3(CH2)12 COOH) present as an acylglycerol in milk, vegetable fats, cod liver oil, and waxes.
Synonym(s): tetradecanoic acid

myristic acid

/my·ris·tic ac·id/ (mĭ-ris´tik) a saturated 14-carbon fatty acid occurring in most animal and vegetable fats, particularly butterfat and coconut, palm, and nutmeg oils.

myristic acid

(mə-rĭs′tĭk, mī-)
n.
A fatty acid, C14H28O2, occurring in animal and vegetable fats and used in the manufacture of cosmetics, soaps, perfumes, and flavorings.
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The SEM of coevaporated products of drug with myristic acid or palmitic acid showed the formation of agglomerate.
17924 G<A) were all associated with myristic acid in a crossbred of Limousin and Jersey (p<0.
Palmitoleic acid, myristic acid, pentadecanoic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, and erucic acid showed little or no inhibitory activity on COX-1 and COX-2 and thus were considered as inactive.
Whereas the remaining SFAs were myristic acid (C14:0), arachidic acid (C20:0), behenic acid (C22:0) and lignoceric acid (C24:0) each fatty acid was present less than 1%.
The serum fatty acids myristic acid and linoleic acid are better predictors of serum cholesterol concentrations when measured as molecular percentages rather than as absolute concentrations.
Lauric acid (C12) has a greater antiviral activity than caprylic acid (C8), capric acid (C10) or myristic acid (C14).
The increase in the palmitic acid level under higher temperatures was accompanied by increases in the levels of myristic acid (C14:0) and stearic acid (C18:0), and decreases in oleic acid (C18:1) and linolenic acid (C18:3) for both the elm-TE and the cuphea-TE DH lines (Table 3).
2] extracted seabuckthorn seed oil (A) Fatty acids composition (wt%) Myristic acid ([C.
The proportion of myristic acid (C14:0) was also significantly inversely associated with adiponectin among nonsmokers (r = -0.