Gadoleic acid (20:1 n−11) is an unsaturated fatty acid. It is a prominent component of some fish oils including cod liver oil.[2] It is one of a number of eicosenoic acids.

Gadoleic acid
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Names
IUPAC name
(9Z)-9-Icosenoic acid
Other names
cis-9-Eicosenoic acid
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
C20H38O2
Molar mass 310.522 g·mol−1
Melting point 23 to 24 °C (73 to 75 °F; 296 to 297 K)[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vesely, V. (1930). "Sur les acides gadoléique et sélacholéique synthétiques". Collection of Czechoslovak Chemical Communications. 2: 95–107.
  2. ^ "Cod-liver oil". Encyclopædia Britannica.