Palmitelaidic acid, 16:1 t, also known as 9-trans-Hexadecenoic acid. It’s the trans-isomer of palmitoleic acid 16:1.
It’s a straight-chain, monounsaturated trans fatty acid with a trans-double bond.
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trans-Isomer of Palmitoleic Acid
Isomers are compounds that contain exactly the same number of atoms. 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 Palmitelaidic Acid
The largest sources of palmitelaidic acid are ruminant meat and milk.(source)
Palmitelaidic acid has been reported as the predominant trans-16:1 isomer in cheeses made with goat and ewe milk.(source 🗗)
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