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Mesh term Fatty Alcohols

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Alcohols
Lipids

Description

Usually high-molecular-weight, straight-chain primary alcohols, but can also range from as few as 4 carbons, derived from natural fats and oils, including lauryl, stearyl, oleyl, and linoleyl alcohols. They are used in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, detergents, plastics, and lube oils and in textile manufacture. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed)


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Acetogenins
Butanols
Dodecanol
Dolichol
Farnesol
Heptanol
Hexanols
Octanols
Pentanols
Sodium Tetradecyl Sulfate


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