Paullinic acid

Paullinic acid
IUPAC name
(13Z)-13-Eicosenoic acid
Other names
Eicos-13-enoic acid; cis-13-Eicosenoic acid; (Z)-Icos-13-enoic acid, 13c-20:1
17735-94-3 YesY
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ChemSpider 4471943
PubChem 5312518
Molar mass 310.52 g·mol−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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Paullinic acid is an omega-7 fatty acid find in a variety of plant sources, including guarana (Paullinia cupana) from which it gets its name.[1]

See also


  1. Avato, P; Pesante, MA; Fanizzi, FP; Santos, CA (2003). "Seed oil composition of Paullinia cupana var. Sorbilis (Mart.) Ducke". Lipids. 38 (7): 773–80. doi:10.1007/s11745-003-1126-5. PMID 14506841.
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