sterculic acid

the cyclopropene fatty acid 8-(2-octylcyclopropenyl)octanoic acid found in some tropical vegetable oils

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  • sterculic acid — (ˈ)stər|kyülik noun Etymology: New Latin Sterculia + English ic : a crystalline unsaturated fatty acid C8H17(C3H2)(CH2)7COOH found as a glyceride in the seeds of a tropical tree (Sterculia foetida); 2 octyl 1 cyclo propene octanoic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • sterculic — adjective Of or pertaining to sterculic acid or its derivatives …   Wiktionary

  • Cyclopropene acid — Cyclopropene acids are a group of fatty acids. The best known cyclopropene acids are malvalic acid and sterculic acid. Sterculic acid is present in sterculia oils and at low levels in kapok seed oil ( 12%), cottonseed oil ( 1%) and in the seeds… …   Wikipedia

  • malvalic acid — noun The cyclopropene fatty acid 7 (2 octyl 1 cyclopropenyl)heptanoic acid found in some seed oils, often with sterculic acid …   Wiktionary

  • Sterculiasäure — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Sterculiasäure Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sida cordifolia — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

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