Agent Name

Sterculic acid

CAS Number

738-87-4

Formula

C19-H34-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Cyclopropene-1-octanoic acid, 2-octyl-; Sterculinic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids

Sources/Uses

Found in cottonseed and other seed oils; [HSDB]

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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