Definition of "vaccenic" [vaccenic]

  • (adjective) Of or pertaining to vaccenic acid or its derivatives

Use "vaccenic" in a sentence

  • "In addition, trans-vaccenic acid trans11-C18 : 1, TVA which originates from linoleic and linolenic acid plays an important role as precursor of rumenic acid."
  • "University of Alberta researcher Flora Wang found that a diet with enriched levels of trans vaccenic ..."
  • "In both studies, some 60 to 80% of the animal trans consisted not of CLA but of vaccenic acid (trans-11 18: 1), a trans fatty acid also found in partially hydrogenated industrial fats."

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