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What Is Myristelaidic Acid (14:1 t) & What Foods Can I Find It In?

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Myristelaidic acid, 14:1 t, is the trans-isomer to myristoleic acid 14:1.

Myristelaidic acid is considered to be practically insoluble in water.

Myristelaidic acid is a monounsaturated trans fatty acid, that has been primarily been detected in urine.

trans-Isomer Of Myristoleic Acid

14:1 t is also called Myristelaidic acid or 9E-tetradecenoic acid.

It’s a monounsaturated fatty acid and the trans-isomer of myristoleic acid 14:1. (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 đź——)

Foods You Can Find Myristelaidic Acid (14:1 t) In

You find Myristelaidic Acid (14:1 t) mostly in dairy and egg, and pork products.

Examples of food sources include

  • American Cheese
  • Whole Milk
  • Milk
  • Lowfat Milk
  • Cured Bacon

Foods That Contain Myristelaidic Acid (14:1 t) In Our Nutrition Tool

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