The total synthesis of dl-ricinoleic acid and the pyrolysis of methyl dl-12-methylricinoleate.
Abrahams, Carolyn Burger
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Ricinoleic acid, in the form of its triglyceride, is the major component of castor oil. From a study of the degradation products, in 1894, Goldsobel concluded that the above compound was 12-hydroxyoctadec-9-enoic acid (I). [TRUNCATED]
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Boston University
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