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Heptadecanoic acid

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Molar mass  270.45 g/mol
Boiling point  227 °C
Appearance  White crystals
Formula  C17H34O2
Density  853 kg/m³
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Related compounds  Heptadecanol Heptadecanal

What does heptadecanoic acid mean


Heptadecanoic acid, or margaric acid, is a saturated fatty acid. Its molecular formula is CH3(CH2)15COOH. It occurs as a trace component of the fat and milkfat of ruminants, but it does not occur in any natural animal or vegetable fat at high concentrations. Salts and esters of heptadecanoic acid are called heptadecanoates.

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