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Fatty acids containing double bonds separated from each other by one single bond on their main molecule chain that is composed of carbon-carbon bonds. e.g., eleostearic acid, licanic acid etc.
Acids that form oils by esterification with polyols. Majority of fatty acids are “vegetable fatty acids” which form vegetable oils by glycerol esterification. Monofunctional vegetable oils having 18 Carbon chain in their backbone are classified according to the number of C=C bond they have, as drying, semi-drying and non-drying. Fatty acids are widely used in paint industry for alkyd resin production.