Pinolenic Acid
Title: Pinolenic Acid
CAS Registry Number: 16833-54-8
CAS Name: (5Z,9Z,12Z)-5,9,12-Octadecatrienoic acid
Molecular Formula: C18H30O2
Molecular Weight: 278.43
Percent Composition: C 77.65%, H 10.86%, O 11.49%
Literature References: Characteristic fatty acid of the seed oils of Pinus spp., Pinaceae. Positional isomer of g-linolenic acid, q.v. Isoln from tall oil: E. Elomaa et al., Suom. Kemistil. B 36, 52 (1963); A. Hase et al., J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. 69, 832 (1992). Review of occurrence in the genus Pinus: R. L. Wolff et al., Lipids 35, 1-22 (2000). Effect of pinolenic acid-enriched pine nut oil on fatty acid metabolism in rats: M. Sugano et al., Br. J. Nutr. 72, 775 (1994); on LDL-receptor activity: J.-W. Lee et al., Lipids 39, 383 (2004).
Properties: nD20 1.4804. Acid no. 201.8. Iodine no. 268.
Index of refraction: nD20 1.4804
Therap-Cat: Nutritional supplement.

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