Chem3BFattyAcids

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Chem3BFattyAcids
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  1. Lauric acid
    • 12 C
    • saturated
    • coconut
  2. Myristic acid
    • 14 C
    • saturated
    • nutmeg
  3. Palmitic acid
    • 16 C
    • saturated
    • palms
    • most abundant
  4. Stearic acid
    • 18 C
    • saturated
    • animal fat
  5. Oleic acid
    • 18 C
    • monounsaturated (between C9 and C10)
    • olives and corn
  6. Linoleic acid
    • 18 C
    • polyunsaturated (between C9 and C10, C12 and C13)
    • soybeans, safflower, sunflowers
    • essential fatty acid (Omega 6)
  7. Linolenic acid
    • 18 C
    • polyunsaturated (between C9 and C10, C12 and C13, C15 and C16)
    • corn
    • essential fatty acid (Omega 3)

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