fatty alcohol


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fatty alcohol

[′fad·ē ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
A high-molecular-weight, straight-chain primary alcohol derived from natural fats and oils; includes lauryl, stearyl, oleyl, and linoleyl alcohols; used in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, detergents, plastics, and lube oils and in textile manufacture.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Diagnosis of Sjogren-Larsson syndrome is confirmed by measurement of FALDH or fatty alcohol: NAD oxidoreductase in cultured skin fibroblasts [7] and/or sequence analysis of ALDH3A2 gene on the locus 17p11.2.
Cocochem suffered substantial losses in 2011 due to high coconut oil prices while fatty alcohol prices dropped, according to Patino.
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In the later, the ester is hydrogenated at 200 [degrees]C and 3000 psia to produce fatty alcohol, then it is alkoxylated and sulfonated, requiring a falling film reactor.
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Between 170 and 470[degrees]C, two degradation marks can be detected The first step is, between 170 and 270[degrees]C, and could be attributed to dealkylation of the tetradecanol, hexadecanol, and octadecanol chain, which leads to the arrangement of saturated carbon-carbon bonds along the fatty alcohol chain.
The two partners will build a boil-fuel factory integrated with carotene, surfactan, fatty alcohol, and palm oil refining plants.
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The facilities including fatty alcohol , fatty acid , cooking oil and palm kernel processing factories, have long been lying idle under financially troubled Domas.