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What Is Heneicosanoic Acid?

Heneicosanoic acid, 21:0, is also known as Heneicosylic acid. It’s a long-chain saturated fatty acid. It is the conjugate acid of a henicosanoate.

Heneicosanoic acid has been primarily detected in urine. Heneicosanoic acid is a potentially toxic compound, just like Heptanoic acid.

Potentially Toxic

Heneicosanoic acid is a potentially toxic compound in large quantities. (source 🗗)

Where To Find Heneicosanoic Acid

Heneicosanoic acid is a long-chain saturated fatty acid. (source 🗗)

Heneicosanoic acid is a part of the fatty acids found in red blood cells. Heneicosanoic acid is found in small amounts in breast milk fat and in some plants. (source 🗗)

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

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