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What Is Heptadecenoic acid?

Heptadecenoic acid, 17:1, is an odd-chain monounsaturated uncommon fatty acid. Heptadecenoic acid has been found in human skeletal muscle, tissues and has been detected in biofluids.

Heptadecenoic Acid, Uncommen And Unknown

Heptadecenoic acid is a monounsaturated fatty acid with an unsaturated double bond at the 10th carbon. It belongs to the class of organic compounds of odd-chain and long-chain fatty acids. (source 🗗)

The origin of heptadecenoic acid is not clear. (source 🗗)

Where To Find Heptadecenoic acid

Heptadecenoic acid is a minor constituent of ruminant fats and milkfat. But it does not occur in any natural animal or vegetable fat at concentrations over half a percent. (source 🗗)

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