Organic Chemistry / Ozonolysis Retrosynthesis
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A certain compound of molecular formula C19H38 was isolated from fish oil and from plankton. On hydrogenation it gave 2,6,10,14-tetramethylpentadecane. Ozonolysis gave (CH3)2CPO and a 16-carbon aldehyde. What is the structure of the natural product? What is the structure of the aldehyde?  

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