margaric acid


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margaric acid

[mär′gär·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
n-heptadecanoic acid
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These 37 components are: methyl ester of hexanoic acid, caprylic acid, capric acid, undecanoic acid, lauric acid, tridecanoic acid, myristic acid, myristoleic acid, pentadecanoic acid, pentdecenoic acid, palmitic acid, palmitoleic acid, margaric acid, heptadecenoic acid, stearic acid, oleic acid, elaidic acid, octadecenoic acid, linoleic acid, octadecadienoic acid, g-linolenic acid, linolenic acid, arachidic acid, eicosenoic acid, eicosadienoic acid, 8,11,14-eicosatrienoic acid, heneicosanoic acid, arachidonic acid, eicosatrienoic acid, eicosap- entaenoic acid, behenic acid, eruccic acid, docosa- dienoic acid (C22:2), tricosanoic acid, tetracosanoic acid, docosahexaenoic acid and tetracosenoic acid.
The margaric acid (C 17:0), heptadecenoic acid (C 17:1 n-7), trans vaccenic acid (C 18:1 t-11), [alpha]-linolenic acid (C 18:3 n-3) and docosapentaenoic acid (C 22:5 n-3) were higher (p<0.05) in NEL breed.
The oil showed the presence of six fatty acids including palmitic acid (46.75 %), linoleic acid (37.80 %), stearic acid (10.98 %), arachidic acid, margaric acid and lignoceric acid ( less than 3 %) .
C17:0 (margaric acid) featured greater (p<0.05) percentage in animals from the PUR1 (0.65%), CAR (0.55%) and CHA vs.
n- Heptadecanoic aicd MEl Margaric acid ME###17:0###30.36+-0.09###0.73+-1.03###0.81+-0.31
Palmitic acid (16:0) presented the greatest concentration (25.1%) within this group, followed by stearic acid (18:0) with 21.5%; myristic acid (14:0) with 1.51%, margaric acid (17:0) with 0.90%; and behenic acid (22:0) with 0.40%.
Fatty acid composition of oils used in the current study Oils (% of total fatty acid) Fatty acids Soybean oil (1) Mixed fish oil Myristic acid ([C.sub.14:0]) 5.8 5.7 Pentadecanoic acid ([C.sub.15:0]) ND 1.2 Palmitic acid ([C.sub.16:0]) 9.9 21.6 Palmitoleic acid ([C.sub.16:1]) 0.1 9.5 Margaric acid ([C.sub.17:0]) ND 2.1 Stearic acid ([C.sub.18:0]) 3.3 6.4 Oleic acid ([C.sub.18:1]) 17.7 28.2 Linoleic acid ([C.sub.18:2]) 62.1 3.3 Linolenic acid ([C.sub.18:3]) 0.4 1.1 Arachidonic acid ([C.sub.20:0]) 0.3 0.5 Eicosenoic acid ([C.sub.20:1]) 0.1 5.3 Eicosapentaenoic acid ([C.sub.20:5]) 0.3 3.3 Behenic acid ([C.sub.22:0]) ND 2.0 Erucic acid ([C.sub.22:1]) ND 1.7 Docosahexaenoic acid ([C.sub.22:6]) ND 8.1 (1) ND = Not detected.