long-chain alcohol

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any aliphatic compound with a chain length greater than C10 that possesses a terminal hydroxymethyl group. They are components of ether lipids, and esterified with long‐chain fatty acids they form wax esters, often major components of plant cuticular waxes.


Subjects: Chemistry.

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