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The bacterial system converts up to 89 percent of oleic acid into DOD and up to 45 percent of ricinoleic acid into TOD in small fermentation flasks, reports Kuo.
The resulting butyldimethylsilyl ether ricinoleic acid was converted into its anhydride as previously described by Selinger and Laidot [18].
All three acids--lesquerolic, densipolic, and auricolic--are similar to ricinoleic acid, the main fatty acid in castor oil.