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|Molar mass||885.432 g/mol|
|Appearance||colourless viscous liquid|
|Melting point||5 °C; 41 °F; 278 K|
|Boiling point||554.2 °C; 1,029.6 °F; 827.4 K|
|Flash point||302.6 °C; 576.7 °F; 575.8 K|
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Triolein is a symmetrical triglyceride derived from glycerol and three units of the unsaturated fatty acid oleic acid. Most triglycerides are unsymmetrical, being derived from mixtures of fatty acids. Triolein represents 4-30% of olive oil.
Triolein is also known as glyceryl trioleate and is one of the two components of Lorenzo's oil.
- Alfred Thomas (2002). Fats and Fatty Oils. "Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry". Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH. doi:10.1002/14356007.a10_173. ISBN 3527306730.
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