Agent Name

Malvalic acid

CAS Number

503-05-9

Formula

C18-H32-O2

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Synonyms

1-Cyclopropene-1-heptanoic acid, 2-octyl-; Malvic acid; 2-Octyl-1-cyclopropene-1-heptanoic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids

Comments

Malvalic and sterculic acid are the primary cyclopropenoid fatty acids (CPRAs) in cottonseed oil; They are synergistic with aflatoxin B1, producing hepatic carcinoma in rainbow trout; [HSDB]

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