Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Major Component of Beeswax: Myricyl Palmitate

Today's molecule is a major component of something you are all familiar with. Identify the molecule (common name only) and where it's most likely to be found. (Hint: not in humans.)…
UPDATE: The molecule is a type of wax called myricyl palmitate. It's the major component of beeswax.

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