gorlic acid

gorlic acid

[′gȯr·lik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C5H7(C12H22)COOH An unsaturated acid derived from sapucainha oil, obtained from the seeds of a tree in the Amazon Valley.
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The major cyclopentenyl fatty acids, including gorlic acid, chaulmoogric acid, and hydnocarpic acid, from seeds of Carpotroche brasiliensis demonstrated significant oral antiinflammatory and peripheral antinociceptive effects in vivo [15].
kurzii is composed of triglycerides [70-80% glycerides of cyclopentenyl fatty acid (hydnocarpic, chaulmoogric, and gorlic acids)] and palmitic, stearic, and oleic acids [10].