11-Eicosenoic acid

Gondoic acid[1]
IUPAC name
(Z)-Eicos-11-enoic acid
Other names
Gondoic acid
cis-Gondoic acid
cis-11-Eicosenoic acid
11-Eicosenoic acid
11Z-Eicosenoic acid
cis-11-Icosenoic acid
(11Z)-Icos-11-enoic acid
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ChEBI CHEBI:32425 YesY
ChemSpider 4445895 YesY
KEGG C16526 YesY
PubChem 5282768
Molar mass 310.51 g/mol
Density 0.883 g/mL
Melting point 23 to 24 °C (73 to 75 °F; 296 to 297 K)
Flash point 110 °C (230 °F; 383 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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11-Eicosenoic acid, also called Gondoic acid, is a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid found in a variety of plant oils and nuts; in particular jojoba oil.[2] It is one of a number of Eicosenoic acids


  1. cis-11-Eicosenoic acid at Sigma-Aldrich
  2. Miwa, Thomas (1971). "Jojoba Oil Wax Esters and Derived Fatty Acids and Alcohols: Gas Chromatographic Analyses". Journal of the American Oil Chemists Society. 48 (6): 259–264. Retrieved May 6, 2013.

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