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Trimyristin

Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)

What is it?

Trimyristin, C45H86O6, is a saturated fat with a white to yellow-gray appearance. Trimyristin can be extracted from nutmeg seeds. There are three major other natural sources of trimyristin -- coconut oil, palm kernel oil, and babassu oil. Presently, the main use of trimyristin is for research and development as a laboratory reagent.[1]

[1] Trimyristin, C45H86O6, is a saturated fat with a white to yellow-gray appearance. Trimyristin can be extracted from nutmeg seeds. There are three major other natural sources of trimyristin -- coconut oil, palm kernel oil, and babassu oil. Presently, the main use of trimyristin is for research and development as a laboratory reagent.[1]

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