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Definition of Margaric

Margaric
Margaric Mar*gar"ic, a. [Cf. F. margarique. See Margarite.] Pertaining to, or resembling, pearl; pearly. Margaric acid. (a) (Physiol. Chem.) A fatty body, crystallizing in pearly scales, and obtained by digesting saponified fats (soaps) with an acid. It was formerly supposed to be an individual fatty acid, but is now known to be simply an intimate mixture of stearic and palmitic acids. (b) (Chem.) A white, crystalline substance, C17H34O2 of the fatty acid series, intermediate between palmitic and stearic acids, and obtained from the wax of certain lichens, from cetyl cyanide, and other sources.

Meaning of Margaric from wikipedia

- Margaric acid, or heptadecanoic acid, is a saturated fatty acid. Its molecular formula is CH3(CH2)15CO2H. Cl****ified as an odd-chain fatty acid, it occurs...
- %5B%5BWikipedia%3ARedirects+for+discussion%5D%5D+debate+closed+as+delete REDIRECT Margaric acid...
- given figure, this is palmitic acid (hexadecanoic acid, H3C-(CH2)14-COOH); margaric acid (heptadecanoic acid, H3C-(CH2)15-COOH), identified by Gobley in egg...
- with the discovery by French chemist Michel Eugène Chevreul in 1813 of margaric acid (itself named after the pearly deposits of the fatty acid from Gr****...
- CH3(CH2)13COOH 16 Palmitic acid Hexadecanoic acid CH3(CH2)14COOH Palm oil 17 Margaric acid Heptadecanoic acid CH3(CH2)15COOH 18 Stearic acid Octadecanoic acid...
- (C12) Myristic acid (C14) Pentadecanoic acid (C15) Palmitic acid (C16) Margaric acid (C17) Stearic acid (C18) Arachidic acid (C20) Behenic acid (C22) Lignoceric...
- of soap and of candles and led to his isolation of the heptadecanoic (margaric), stearic, and oleic fatty acids. In the medical field, he was first to...
- alcohol Palmityl alcohol Palmitaldehyde Palmitic acid 17 Heptadec- - - Margaric acid 18 Octadec- Stearyl alcohol Stearaldehyde Stearic acid 19 Nonadec-...
- CH3(CH2)13COOH C15:0 Palmitic acid Hexadecanoic acid CH3(CH2)14COOH C16:0 Margaric acid Heptadecanoic acid CH3(CH2)15COOH C17:0 Stearic acid Octadecanoic...
- IUPAC name Common name Structural Formula heptadecanoic acid margaric acid heptadecylic acid CH3(CH2)15COOH...
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