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What Is cis-10-Heptadecenoic Acid?

cis-10-Heptadecenoic acid, 17:1 c, belongs to the class of organic compounds known as long-chain fatty acids. It’s a monounsaturated cis fatty acid and the cis-isomer of Heptadecenoic acid 17:1.

cis-10-Heptadecenoic acid has been examined for potential antitumor activity, but research has not given clear answers yet.

cis-Isomer Of The Heptadecenoic Acid

17:1 c is the cis-isomer of the Heptadecenoic acid 17:1. It’s also called cis-10-Heptadecenoic acid. (source 🗗)

It’s a monounsaturated fatty acid with an unsaturated double bond at the 10th carbon. (source 🗗)

Where To Find cis-10-Heptadecenoic Acid

You can find it as a trace component of the fat and milkfat of ruminants. (source 🗗)

If you are interested in a list of foods where you can find this nutrient. Go to our nutrition tool and check out cis-10-Heptadecenoic acid

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