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Myristic acid

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Chemical structure
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Myristic acid is a type of saturated fatty acid. Its chain is 14 carbon atoms long.[1] It is usually found in some oils such as coconut oil and palm kernel oil.[2] Other foods such as dairy milk have very small amounts of it.

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  1. "Myristic Acid - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics". www.sciencedirect.com. Retrieved 2021-07-02.
  2. "Foods High in Myristic acid | Whole Food Catalog". wholefoodcatalog.info. Retrieved 2021-07-02.