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Carboceric acid

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Carboceric acid
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Heptacosanoic acid
Other names
Heptacosylic acid
C27:0 (Lipid numbers)
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.027.670 Edit this at Wikidata
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C27H54O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20-21-22-23-24-25-26-27(28)29/h2-26H2,1H3,(H,28,29)
    Key: VXZBFBRLRNDJCS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • O=C(O)CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC
Properties
C27H54O2
Molar mass 410.41 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Carboceric acid, or heptacosanoic acid or heptacosylic acid, is a 27-carbon long-chain saturated fatty acid with the chemical formula CH
3
(CH
2
)
25
COOH
.[1] Its name derives from a combination of the word "Carbon" and κηρός (Keros), meaning beeswax or honeycomb in Ancient Greek, since the acid can be found in the mineral ozokerite, also known as ozocerite.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gunstone, Frank D. (1992). A Lipid Glossary. Oily Press. p. 14. ISBN 978-0951417126.