hexadecanoic acid


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a saturated fatty acid that is the major fat in meat and dairy products

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The major components of the fatty acid were (Z,Z)-9, 12-octadecadienoic acid methyl ester (linoleic acid) (18:2) 40.4%, (Z)-9-octadecenoic acid methyl ester (oleic acid) (18:1) 35.0%, and hexadecanoic acid methyl ester (palmitic acid) (16:0) 13.0%.
solani is also observed for chloroform fraction; which has been previously reported for oleic acid and hexadecanoic acid [24].
GC-MS analysis of Fatty acid methyl esters in cell wall of isolate SKCMM1 Retention Compound name time 19.01 12-Methyltetradecanoic acid 19.62 Pentadecanoic acid, methyl ester 21.64 Hexadecanoic acid, methyl ester 23.03 Heptadecanoic acid, methyl ester Retention Mol.
RT min Compound Formula 11.878 3,7,11,15-Tetramethyl-2- [C.sub.20][H.sub.40]O hexadecen-1-ol (Phytol) 12.732 Hexadecanoic acid, [C.sub.25][H.sub.42][O.sub.2] methyl ester 13.334 Phenol, 2,2'-methylene [C.sub.13][H.sub.12][O.sub.2] bis 13.389 Hexadecanoic acid, [C.sub.18][H.sub.36][O.sub.2] ethyl ester 14.998 (E)-9-Octadecenoic acid [C.sub.20][H.sub.38][O.sub.2] ethyl ester 19.804 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic [C.sub.16][H.sub.22][O.sub.4] acid, mono(2-ethylhexyl) ester 55.946 [gamma]-Sitosterol [C.sub.29][H.sub.50]O RT min M g[mol.sup.-1] 11.878 296 12.732 374 13.334 200 13.389 284 14.998 310 19.804 278 55.946 414 RT: retention time, M: molecular mass, and RC: relative concentration (%) of Tournefortia hirsutissima L.
Valley Cottage, NY, December 17, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Palmitic acid is also known as hexadecanoic acid in the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistrynomenclature.
Hexadecanoic acid, an aromatic component which had been linked to the flavour of pineapple fruits (Liu et al., 2011) was predominant in all the samples analysed.
In result of GC-MS analysis, 3-methyl-2-buten-l-ol (26.56%), hexadecanoic acid (16.06%), dodecanoic acid (9.99%), linalool (5.63%) and octadecadienoic acid (4.10%) were the most abundant volatiles detected in the distillate (Zhao et al., 2006).
(E)-2-octenoic acid, oleic acid, phenyl acetic acid, hexadecanoic acid and octadecanoic acid were found to elicit a repellent response at all the four different concentrations (Table 3).
The major phytochemical compounds among them were 4-(4-ethoxyphenyl) but-3-en-2-one, an aliphatic acid (peak area: 56.90%) (Figure 4(c)), trehalose, sucrose (peak area: 11.49%) (Figure 4(d)), hexadecanoic acid, methyl ester, a linoleic acid ester (peak area: 6.52%), and 9octadecenoic acid (Z)-, methyl ester, another linoleic acid ester (peak area: 6.76%).
Its active ingredients including phytol and its derivative, hexadecanoic acid, 1-hexadecene, and pheophorbide related compounds have shown some promising results as anticancer when whole extracts have been used.
The fatty acid profile showed a very simple pattern consisting of Hexadecanoic acid, Tetradecanoic acid, Octadecanoic acid, 9-Hexadecenoic acid, 9-Octadecenoic acid, 9,12-Octadienoic acid (Table 3).
Fatty Acids CON (a) LIN (b) CAN (c) 16:0 (hexadecanoic acid) 12.9 5.38 5.51 18:0 (octadecanoic acid) 7.01 8.17 2.82 18:1 n-9 (9-octadecenoic acid) 40.9 29.1 64.8 18:1 n-7 (11-octadecenoic acid) 0.28 0.23 0.00 18:2 n-6 (9,12-octadecadienoic acid) 38.1 19.3 21.3 18:3 n-3 (9,12,15-octadecatrienoic acid) 0.85 37.8 5.53 PUFA (Polyunsaturated fatty acids) 38.9 57.1 26.8 MUFA (Monounsaturated fatty acids) 41.2 29.4 64.8 SFA (Saturated fatty acids) 19.9 13.6 8.33 n-6 (Omega-6) 38.1 19.3 21.3 n-3 (Omega-3) 0.85 37.8 5.53 PUFA/SFA 1.95 5.03 3.23 n-6 n-3 44.9 0.52 3.86 (a) Control diet; (b) Linseed diet; (c) Canola diet.
For example, all concentrations of hexadecanoic acid (C16) tested were totally ineffective against spores of all test fungi, while pentanoic and hexanoic acid were effective against all test fungi but only at a concentration of [10.sup.3] ppm.
The methyl ester standards (all above 99% purity) for gas chromatography (GC) were palmitic acid (hexadecanoic acid), stearic acid (octadecanoic acid), oleic acid (cis-9-octadecenoic acid), elaidic acid (trans-9-octadecenoic acid) and linoleic acid (cis-9,cis-12-octadecadienoic acid) (Supelco, Bellefonte, PA)