Acta Cryst. (2005). E61, o3730-o3732 [ doi:10.1107/S1600536805033040 ]
Abstract: Elaidic acid, C18H34O2, has an essentially linear alkyl chain. The double bond is twisted across the mean direction of the alkyl chain in a skew', trans, skew conformation. In the crystal structure, the molecules form centrosymmetric O-HO hydrogen-bonded dimers (OO = 2.684 Å).
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