Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Licanic Acid

  • Jan W. Gooch
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6889

CH3(CH2)3(CH=CH)3−(CH2)4CO(CH)2−COOH, IUPAC name: 4-oxy-octadeca-9,11,13-trienoic acid. Constitutes 75–80% of the fatty acid of oiticica oil; mp, 75°C. (Bailey’s industrial oil and fat products. Shahidi F, Bailey AE (eds), Wiley, New York; Paint: Pigment, drying oils, polymers, resins, naval stores, cellulosics esters, and ink vehicles, vol 3. American Society for Testing and Material, 2001) Open image in new window

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA