Lignoceric acid

Lignoceric acid

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Name = Lignoceric acid
IUPACName = Tetracosanoic acid
ImageFile = Lignocerīnskābe.svg
Section2 = Chembox Properties
Formula = C24H48O2
MolarMass = 368.63 g/mol

Lignoceric acid, also tetracosanoic acid, is a saturated fatty acid with formula C23H47COOH.

Lignoceric acid is a byproduct of lignin production.

Reduction of lignoceric acid yields lignoceryl alcohol.

ee also

*List of saturated fatty acids


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