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Melissic acid (or triacontanoic acid) is a saturated fatty acid.
Melissic acid gets its name from the Greek word melissa meaning bee, owing to its abundance in the nectar of the flowers which attract bees.
n-Triacontanoic acid was synthesized by Bleyberg and Ulrich (1931) and by G.M. Robinson.
Triacontanoic acid and triacontanamide (CH3(CH2)28-CONHI) can be self-assembled.
- Chibnall, Albert Charles; Ernest Frank Williams, Alfred Louis Latner, Stephen Harvey Piper (1933). "The isolation of n-triacontanol from lucerne wax". Biochemical Journal 27 (6): 1885–1888. PMC 1253114. PMID 16745314.
- Weinbach, Susan P.; Kristian Kjaer, Jens Als-Nielsen, Meir Lahav, Leslie Leiserowitz (May 1993). "Self-assembled Langmuir monolayers and trilayers at the air-formamide interface". Journal of Physical Chemistry 97 (20): 5200–5203. doi:10.1021/j100122a003.
- Melissic acid at the Nature Lipidomics Gateway
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