rumenic acid

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Etymology[edit]

Name proposed by Kramer et al in 1998.

Noun[edit]

rumenic acid (uncountable)

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  1. (organic chemistry) A conjugated linoleic acid found in the fat of ruminants and in dairy products, formed along with vaccenic acid by biohydrogenation of dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids in the rumen.

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