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What Is Undecanoic Acid?

Undecanoic acid, 11:0, is a medium-chain saturated fatty acid. Undecanoic acid can be synthesized in your body from Undecane.

Antifungal Properties

11:0 is a saturated fatty acid called Undecanoic acid or Undecylic acid. (source 🗗)

Undecanoic acid has antifungal properties. It is used to treat conditions like ringworm and athlete's foot. (source 🗗)

Where To Find Undecanoic Acid

Undecanoic acid is a creamy tasting compound that can be found in foods like, fats and oils, mandarin, clementine, tangerine, coconut, and rice. (source)

Undecanoic acid is found in breast milk. Also added in infant formulas. (source 🗗)

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

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