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What Is cis-13-Eicosenoic Acid (20:1 c) & What Foods Can I Find It In?

cis-13-eicosenoic acid (20:1 c) belongs to the class of organic compounds known as long-chain fatty acids.

cis-13-eicosenoic acid also belongs to a group called eicosenoic acids.

It’s a monounsaturated cis fatty acid that’s practically insoluble in water and relatively neutral.

cis-Isomer Of Paullinic Acid

20:1 c is the cis-isomer of Paullinic acid (20:1).

It’s also called cis-13-eicosenoic acid. (source 🗗)

Isomers are compounds that contain exactly the same number of atoms.

The cis-isomer indicates that the functional groups are on the same side of the carbon chain.

While the trans-isomer indicates that functional groups are on opposing sides of the carbon chain. (source 🗗)

Foods You Can Find cis-13-Eicosenoic Acid (20:1 c) In

You find cis-13-Eicosenoic Acid (20:1 c) mostly in fats and oil, legume, spices and herb, sausage and luncheon meat products.

Examples of food sources include

  • Canola Oil
  • Soybean Oil
  • Peanut Butter
  • Corn Oil
  • Yellow Mustard
  • Italian Pork Sausage
  • Cured Bacon

Foods That Contain cis-13-Eicosenoic Acid In Our Nutrition Tool

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