Jacaric acid

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Jacaric acid
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CAS number 28872-28-8 YesY
PubChem 5282817
ChemSpider 4445944 YesY
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Molecular formula C18H30O2
Molar mass 278.43 g mol−1
Melting point 44 °C (111 °F; 317 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Jacaric acid is a conjugated polyunsaturated fatty acid with a melting point of 44 °C. It occurs naturally in the seeds of the Jacaranda mimosifolia, which contain about 36% jacaric acid.[1]


  1. ^ Gunstone, F.D et al. (2007). The Lipid Handbook with CD-ROM, Boca Raton: CRC Press. ISBN 0-8493-9688-3