Palmitic acid (hexadecanoic acid) (C₁₅H₃₁COOH)
A white, waxy substance, a carboxylic acid of high carbon number.
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An unsaturated monocarboxylic acid. The molecule contains double bond in cis orientation.
Solid, white substance, a constituent of vegetable oils and animal fats.
Fatty acid molecules consist of a polar head and a non-polar tail, therefore they are suitable for removing fat stains.
Three saturated fatty acid molecules linked to a glycerol molecule.
Triglycerides containing unsaturated fatty acids are liquid at room temperature.
The simplest dicarboxylic acid.