myristic acid


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myristic acid

[mə′ris·tik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
CH3(CH2)12COOH Oily white crystals melting at 58°C; soluble in ether and alcohol, insoluble in water; used to synthesize flavor and perfume esters, and in soaps and cosmetics.
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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.
The value of total SFA was calculated by adding the analyzed values of myristic acid, palmitic acid, and stearic acid.
and also chemical substances such as dihydroguaiaretic acid, elimicin, myristic acid, myristicin and lignan compounds (Janssen et al.
Myristic acid (C14) is used to detect defects in mediumchain FAO, such as medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency.
Table 1: Nigella sativa oil fatty acid composition Content (%) Myristic acid (14:0) 0.
Quantification results were calculated with myristic acid as internal standard and correction factors for each fatty acid were established with the pure compounds.
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 concentrations of 20 FFAs (lauric acid, myristic acid, pentadecanoic acid, palmitic acid, palmitoleic acid, heptadecanoic acid, stearic acid, oleic acid, octadecenoic acid, linoleic acid, [gamma]-linolenic acid, [alpha]-linoleic acid, arachidic acid, eicosadienoic acid, eicosatrienoic acid, arachidonic acid, eicosapentaenoic acid, docosatetraenoic acid, docosapentaenoic acid, and docohexaenoic acid) were determined in uremic serum or plasma.
Waltham, MA, USA), and fatty acids that were analyzed included myristic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, myristoleic acid, palmitoleic acid, oleic acid, linoleic acid, and linolenic acid.
Unsaturated Fatty Acids Oleic acid 47% Linoleic acid 16% Palmitoleic acid 5% Linolenic acid 2% Saturated Fatty Acids Palmitic acid 23% Stearic acid 4% Myristic acid 1%
Of the individual fatty acids, the concentration of myristic acid (C14:0) and palmitoleic acid (C16:0) significantly decreased in the SW dietary group compared with the controls (p<0.