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Compound Summary for: CID 5281

stearic acid

Also known as: Octadecanoic acid, Stearophanic acid, n-Octadecanoic acid, 57-11-4, Pearl stearic, Stearex Beads, Cetylacetic acid, Century 1240
Molecular Formula: C18H36O2   Molecular Weight: 284.47724   InChIKey: QIQXTHQIDYTFRH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Stearic acid (IUPAC systematic name: octadecanoic acid) is one of the useful types of saturated fatty acids that comes from many animal and vegetable fats and oils. It is a waxy solid. [Wikipedia]   From: DrugBank
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