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Fatty Acids

ChemieOrganische ChemieCarbonsäuren

The learning unit describes the structure and syntheses of fatty acids.


  • Dr. Henry Hildebrandt
  • Prof. Dr. Gregor Fels


  • Dr. Carsten Biele

Learning objective

  • Structure of fatty acids.
  • Fatty acid syntheses.
  • Soaps and surfactants.

Important Keywords in this Learning Unit

carboxylic acid, carboxyl group