undecylenic acid


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undecylenic acid

[¦ən¦des·ə¦lin·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
CH2·CH(CH2)8COOH A light-colored, combustible liquid with a fruity aroma; soluble in alcohol, ether, chloroform, and benzene, almost insoluble in water; used in medicine, perfumes, flavors, and plastics.
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Evaluating the Effects of a Topical Preparation with Dexpanthenol, Silbiol, Undecylenic Acid, and Lidocaine on Palatal Mucosa Wound Healing in a Rat Model.
Naturopathic or nutraceutical anti-Candida dietary supplements such as garlic, Caprylic Acid, Black Walnut, Olive oil, Psyllium husk and seed powder, Pau d'Arco, Molybdenum, Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice (DGL), Glucosamine and N-acetylglucosamine (NAG), Concanavolin A, Manapol, Undecylenic acid, Gentian violet, digestive enzyme supplements, and various homeopathic formulas, among others.
These bacterial elastomers can be modified by the introduction of unsaturated groups through the copolymerization with undecylenic acid. They have shown that these elastomers can be crosslinked either with peroxides or through vulcanization to produce novel bacterial rubbers.
In contrast, even at a pH of 7, caprylhydroxamic acid and undecylenic acid are essentially 100% dissociated, and therefore in their acid form.