Gadoleic acid

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Gadoleic acid
Gadoleic acid.svg
Names
IUPAC name
(9Z)-9-Icosenoic acid
Other names
cis-9-Eicosenoic acid
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
C20H38O2
Molar mass 310.52 g·mol−1
Melting point 23 to 24 °C (73 to 75 °F; 296 to 297 K)[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Gadoleic acid is an unsaturated fatty acid. It is a prominent component of some fish oils including cod liver oil.[2] It is one of a number of eicosenoic acids.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vesely, V. (1930). "Sur les acides gadoléique et sélacholéique synthétiques". Collection of Czechoslovak Chemical Communications. 2: 95–107. 
  2. ^ "Cod-liver oil". Encyclopædia Britannica.