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Pentadecanoic acid is a 15:0 saturated fatty acid found in esterified form in the lipids of many bacterial species and in the milk fat of ruminants. It has been used as a biological marker for the intake of dairy fat in the assessment of metabolic risk factors.1,2
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1. Smedman, A.E.M., Gustafsson, I.B., Berglund, L.G.T., et al. Pentadecanoic acid in serum as a marker for intake of milk fat: Relations between intake of milk fat and metabolic risk factors American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 69(1), 22-29 (1999).
2. Wolk, A., Vessby, B., Ljung, H., et al. Evaluation of a biological marker of dairy fat intake American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 68(2), 291-295 (1998).