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What Is cis-9-Tetradecenoic Acid (14:1 c) & What Foods Can I Find It In?

cis-9-tetradecenoic acid (14:1 c) is uncommon in nature.

It’s a long-chain monounsaturated cis fatty acid and it is the cis-isomer of myristoleic acid 14:1.

cis-9-tetradecenoic acid is practically insoluble in water, and relatively neutral.

cis-Isomer Of Myristoleic Acid

14:1 c is the cis-isomer of myristoleic acid (14:1) and it's also called cis-9-tetradecenoic acid.

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 đź——)

Where To Find cis-9-Tetradecenoic Acid

14:1 c is an uncommon monounsaturated fatty acid.

It is found in a few foods, and in most cases, in very low quantities.

You can find it in foods like (source đź——)

  • Anchovies
  • Loganberries
  • Sunflowers
  • Yellow Zucchinis
  • and Dates

One of the major sources of this fatty acid is the seed oil from plants of the family Myristicaceae. (source đź——)

Another source is from several kinds of cheese such as

  • Cheddar
  • Swiss Cheese
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • and American Cheese (From restaurant)

Foods That Contain cis-9-Tetradecenoic Acid In Our Nutrition Tool

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