[Pharmacognosy] Saturated & Unsaturated Fatty Acids

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[Pharmacognosy] Saturated & Unsaturated Fatty Acids
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  1. 4 Carbons (Saturated Fatty Acids)
    C3H7COOH
    • Name: Butyric
    • Source: Butter
  2. 6 Carbons (Saturated Fatty Acids)
    C5H9COOH
    • Name: Caproic 
    • Source: Butter
  3. 8 Carbons (Saturated Fatty Acids)
    C7H15COOH
    • Name: Caprylic
    • Source: Coconut Oil
  4. 10 Carbons (Saturated Fatty Acids)
    C9H19COOH
    • Name: Capric
    • Source: Palm nut
  5. 12 Carbons (Saturated Fatty Acids)
    C11H23COOH
    • Name: Lauric
    • Source: Laurel
  6. 14 Carbons (Saturated Fatty Acids)
    C13H27COOH
    • Name: Myristic
    • Source: Nutmeg
  7. 16 Carbons (Saturated Fatty Acids)
    C15H31COOH
    • Name: Palmitic
    • Source: Palm
  8. 18 Carbons (Saturated Fatty Acids)
    C17H35COOH
    • Name: Stearic
    • Source: Tallow
  9. 20 Carbons (Saturated Fatty Acids)
    C19H39COOH
    • Name: Arachidic 
    • Source: Peanut
  10. 22 Carbons (Saturated Fatty Acids)
    C21H43COOH
    • Name: Behenic
    • Source: Bene Oil
  11. 24 Carbons (Saturated Fatty Acids)
    C23H47COOH
    • Name: Lignocersic
    • Source: Peanut
  12. 26 Carbons (Saturated Fatty Acids)
    C25H31COOH
    • Name: Cerotic
    • Source: Waxes
  13. 30 Carbons (Saturated Fatty Acids)
    C29H59COOH
    • Name: Mellistic
    • Source: Waxes
  14. 18 Carbons 1 Double Bond (Unsaturated Fatty Acids)
    C17H33COOH
    • Name: Oliec
    • Source: Olive
  15. 18 Carbons 2 Double Bond (Unsaturated Fatty Acids)
    C17H31COOH
    • Name: Linoleic
    • Source: Corn
  16. 18 Carbons 3 Double Bond (Unsaturated Fatty Acids)
    C17H29COOH
    • Name: Linolenic
    • Source: Linseed
  17. 20 Carbons 4 Double Bond (Unsaturated Fatty Acids)
    C19H31COOH
    • Name: Arachidonic
    • Source: Lecithin
  18. 22 Carbons 5 Double Bond (Unsaturated Fatty Acids)
    C21H33COOH
    • Name: Clupanodonic
    • Source: Fish Oil

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