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What Is Lignoceric Acid?

Lignoceric acid, 24:0, is a saturated fatty acid that belongs to the class of organic compounds known as very-long-chain fatty acids.

In our body is lignoceric acid found in multiple biofluids. Lignoceric acid is found in cerebrosides and is synthesized during brain development.

Lignoceric Acid Is Important For The Brain

24:0, Lignoceric acid, also called tetracosanoic acid, is a saturated fatty acid, a very long chain fatty acid. (source đź——)

Lignoceric acid is synthesized during brain development and is found in cerebrosides.

Where To Find Lignoceric Acid

Lignoceric acid is found naturally in wood tar, and in small amounts in most natural fats. It can also be found in a number of foods like liquorice, northern pike, tortilla chip, and chinese cabbage. (source đź——)

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

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