Linolein

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Linolein[1]
Linolein
Names
IUPAC name
2,3-Bis[[(9Z,12Z)-octadeca-9,12-dienoyl]oxy]propyl (9Z,12Z)-octadeca-9,12-dienoate
Other names
Trilinolein; Glyceryl trilinoleate; Glycerol trilinoleate
Identifiers
CAS number 537-40-6
ChemSpider 71374 YesY
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PubChem 79042
Properties
C57H98O6
Molar mass 879.384 g/mol
Density 0.925 g/mL at 20 °C
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Linolein is a triglyceride, in which glycerol is esterified with linoleic acid. It is used in the manufacturing of biodiesel. Linolein is also used in making cosmetic products.

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