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Substance Name: Linoleic acid
RN: 2197-37-7
InChIKey: OYHQOLUKZRVURQ-HZJYTTRNSA-N

Note

  • A doubly unsaturated fatty acid, occurring widely in plant glycosides. It is an essential fatty acid in mammalian nutrition and is used in the biosynthesis of prostaglandins and cell membranes. (From Stedman, 26th ed)

Molecular Formula

  • C18-H32-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 280.449
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Linoleic acid

MeSH Heading

  • Linoleic acid

Synonyms

  • 9,12-Octadecadienoic acid
  • delta9,12-Octadecadienoic acid

Systematic Names

  • 9,12-Octadecadienoic acid
  • 9,12-Octadecadienoic acid (VAN)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 2197-37-7

System Generated Number

  • 0002197377

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C18H32O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20/h6-7,9-10H,2-5,8,11-17H2,1H3,(H,19,20)/b7-6-,10-9-

InChIKey

OYHQOLUKZRVURQ-HZJYTTRNSA-N

Smiles

C(C\C=C/C\C=C/CCCCC)CCCCCC(O)=O