Elaidolinolenic acid, 18:3 c, is a polyunsaturated cis fatty acid and the cis-isomer of linolenic acid. It belongs to the class of organic compounds known as lineolic acids and derivatives.
Elaidolinolenic acid is a weakly acidic compound.
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cis-Isomer Of Linolenic Acid
18:3 c is the cis-isomer of linolenic acid, also called Elaidolinolenic acid. (source 🗗)
Isomers are compounds with identical chemical formulas, but different structures. 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 🗗)
Elaidolinolenic acid in foods
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