caproic acid

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a fatty acid found in animal oils and fats or made synthetically

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The degradation products, caproic acid, are metabolized via the tricarboxylic acid cycle or eliminated by direct renal secretion [3].
The saturated fatty acids used were caproic acid ([C.sub.6], Sigma-Aldrich), caprylic acid ([C.sub.8], Acros Organics), capric acid ([C.sub.10], Sigma-Aldrich), lauric acid ([C.sub.12], Acros Organics), myristic acid ([C.sub.14], Acros Organics), and palmitic acid ([C.sub.16], Acros Organics), whereas the unsaturated fatty acids used were palmitoleic acid ([C.sub.16:1], Fluka), oleic acid ([C.sub.18:1], Sigma-Aldrich), and linoleic acid ([C.sub.18:2], Sigma-Aldrich).
Short-chain fatty acids such as butyric acid, caproic acid, and caprylic acid confers strong and spicy taste, on the other hand, the mediumchain fatty acids such as capric acid and lauric acid have greater participation in the formation of "soapy taste" (CHEN et al., 2003).
Commercial glycerol (Dinamica, Brazil) was utilized as a plasticizer, and the fatty acids that were used were caproic acid (99%, Vetec, Brazil), lauric acid (98%, Vetec, Brazil), and stearic acid (PA, Synth, Brazil).
Kinetics of the second order in general was also observed by Sorokin, when he studied the non-catalyzed reaction of phenyl glycidyl ether with caproic acid (Sorokin, 1968).
Table 5 -- unsaturated and saturated fatty acids Unsaturated Saturated Crotonic acid Butyric acid Oleic acid Caproic acid Vaccenic acid Caprylic acid Linoleic acid Capric acid Linolenic acid Lauric acid Erucid acid Myristic acid Palmitic acid Stearic acid
caproic acid 2a, three saturated fatty acids including lauric acid 2b, myristic acid 2c, and stearic acid 2d and two unsaturated fatty acids; oleic acid 2e and erucic acid 2f.
Coconut oil was highly saturated (72.52 g/100 g) and 47.32 g of the fatty acid (per 100 g) were 6 to 12 carbon atoms in length (i.e., MCFA), which included 36.95 g lauric acid (C12:0), 4.67 g capric acid (C10:0), and trace amounts of caprylic acid (C8:0) and caproic acid (C6:0), whereas soybean oil had almost no MCFA (Table 2).
Water is used to open the [epsilon]-caprolactamring (reversibly) to give a linear molecule, amino caproic acid (ACA, [S.sub.1; see Table 1).