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What Is Tridecanoic Acid (13:0) & What Foods Can I Find It In?

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Tridecanoic acid, 13:0, also known as N-tridecanoate.

It’s a saturated fatty acid that belongs to the class of organic compounds known as long-chain fatty acids.

Tridecylic acid is found in several biofluids.

Tridecanoic acid can potentially be toxic.

Insoluble In Water

Tridecanoic acid, also known as N-tridecanoate, is a saturated fatty acid.

It has a role as a plant metabolite. (source )

Tridecanoic acid is a hydrophobic molecule, practically insoluble in water. (source )

Foods You Can Find Tridecanoic Acid (13:0) In

You find Tridecanoic Acid (13:0) mostly in spices and herbs, dairy and egg, sauces and gravies, and sweets.

Examples of food sources include

  • Curry Powder
  • Chili Powder
  • American Cheese Food
  • Cream Of Chicken Soup
  • Chicken Noodle Soup Mix
  • Chocolate Puddings
  • Milk

Foods That Contain Tridecanoic Acid (13:0) In Our Nutrition Tool

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