Linolenelaidic acid, 18:3 t, is a polyunsaturated trans fatty acid and the trans-isomer of Linolenic acid. It belongs to the class of organic compounds known as lineolic acids and derivatives.
It's considered to be practically insoluble, in water and relatively neutral.
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trans-Isomer Of Linolenic Acid
18:3 t is called linolenelaidic acid or linolenelaidate. It’s the trans-isomer of linolenic acid 18:3. (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 🗗)
Where To Find Linolenelaidic acid
Linolenelaidic acid is mostly found in fats and oils. Especially in seed oil of safflower. (source 🗗)
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