myristic acid


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Related to myristic acid: lauric acid, stearic acid

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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Diffractions peaks at 12.76[degrees] (related to CHN) and 21.6[degrees] (related to myristic acid) were found in the XRD pattern of CHN(myristate) indirect.
This relationship was seen in meat during this study, where concentrations of the PUFAs linoleic acid, [gamma]-linolenic acid, and dihomo-[gamma]-linolenic acid increased with the use of ractopamine, while concentrations of the SFAs lauric acid, myristic acid, and palmitic acid decreased.
pallida contain 2-methoxy-4-vinylphenol, benzophenone, squalene, myristic acid, and some saturated hydrocarbons.
Fatty acid detected: C14:0, myristic acid; C16:0, palmitic acid; C18:1n-9, oleic acid; C18:2n-6, linoleic acid; C18:3n-3, linolenic acid.
During the post-fermentation stage, treatments with and without starter culture (addition of 50 ppm NaN[O.sub.2]) generated the highest concentration of SFA myristic acid and MUFA palmitoleic acid.
A possible explanation for the increase in HDL-C observed in our study may be due to the high proportion of lauric acid and myristic acid in the VCO product used.
Atul Sharma et al [9] has studied about the development of phase change materials for low temperature energy storage applications using binary mixtures of commercial grade acids such as Lauric acid (LA), Myristic acid (MA), Stearic acid (SA) and Palmitic acid (PA).
Also, the values (%) of these fatty acids in degummed oil are myristic acid (0.30), palmitic acid (12.40), stearic acid (1.65), arachidic acid (1.70), behenic acid (0.46), palmitoleic acid (0.17), oleic acid (47.86), linoleic acid (27.36) and linolenic acid (0.01), respectively.
Among the other substances positively identified in the study were nicotine, myristic acid and isopropyl myristate, cocaine, cinnamaldehyde, vanillin, quinolene and butyl quinone, borneol and other forms of camphor, pyrene, phenol, toluene and naphthalene.
Butter and coconut oil are both high in two saturated fats: myristic acid and lauric acid.
Ethylhexanoic acid (605 nmol/vial; n = 1), 2-ethyl hexanoic acid (630 nmol/vial; n = 1), octanoic acid (1,262 nmol/vial; n = 1), octanoylcarnitine (5,800 nmol/vial; n = 1), myristic acid (440 (n = 1) and 1,095 (n = 2) nmol/vial), and pentane (8,680 nmol/vial; n = 2).