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Fatty acid

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Description of Fatty acid

Fatty acid: organic, monobasic acids derived from hydrocarbons by the equivalent of oxidation of a methyl group to an alcohol, aldehyde, and then acid; chemically R COOH where R is an aliphatic moiety; the common fatty acids of biological origin are linear chains with an even number of carbon atoms.
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Fatty acid: Organic, monobasic acids derived from hydrocarbons by the equivalent of oxidation of a methyl group to an alcohol, aldehyde, and then acid. Fatty acids are saturated and unsaturated (FATTY ACIDS, UNSATURATED). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed).
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  • Fatty Acids, Esterified
  • Fatty Acids, Saturated

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