Asked Dec 31, 2019

One component of jojoba oil is a wax formed from eicosenoic acid [CH3(CH2)7CH = CH(CH2)9CO2H] and CH3(CH2)7CH = CH(CH2)8OH. Draw the structure of the wax, including the cis geometry of both carbon–carbon double bonds


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Waxes are lipids, which are hydrolysable. They contain ester (RCOOR) as the functional group,...

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