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Lignoceric acid

Lignoceric acid
IUPAC name Tetracosanoic acid
Molecular formula C24H48O2
Molar mass 368.63 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox disclaimer and references

Lignoceric acid, also tetracosanoic acid, is a saturated fatty acid with formula C23H47COOH.

Lignoceric acid is a byproduct of lignin production.

Reduction of lignoceric acid yields lignoceryl alcohol.

See also


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