Molecular Structures - Fatty Acids and Triglycerides

The following are examples of fatty acid and triglyceride molecules.  

 

Lauric acid

Myristic acid

Palmitic acid

Stearic acid

Linoleic acid

Linolenic acid

Arachidonic acid

Tristearin

 

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