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OBO ID: CHEBI:55328
Term Name: 16-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 16-hydroxy-hexadecanoic acid
  • 16-Hydroxyhexadecanoic acid
  • 16-Hydroxypalmitic acid
  • 16-OH 16:0
  • juniperic acid
  • omega-hydroxypalmitic acid
Definition: An omega-hydroxy-long-chain fatty acid that is hexadecanoic acid (also known as palmitic acid) which is substituted at position 16 by a hydroxy group. It is a key monomer of cutin in the plant cuticle.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available