arachidic acid


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ar·a·chid·ic ac·id

(a-ră-kid'ik as'id),
A saturated fatty acid in peanut oil, butter, and other fats.
[Arachis, fr. G. arakis, leguminous weed]

arachidic acid

/ar·a·chid·ic ac·id/ (ar″ah-kid´ik) a saturated 20-carbon fatty acid occurring in peanut and other vegetable oils and fish oils.
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10 (c) C4:0 butyric acid, C16:0 palmitic acid, C16:1 palmitoleic acid C18:0 stearic acid, C18:1 oleic acid, C18:2 linoleic acid, C18:3 [alpha]-linolenic acid, C20:0 arachidic acid, C20:5 n3 cis-5, 8, 11, 14, 17-eicosapentaenoic acid.
There were no statistically significant differencs in the mass percentage of fatty acids in the serum phospholipids between males and females, except for cis-vaccenic acid (18:1n-7) and arachidic acid (20:0), p=0.
Total long chain saturated fatty acids (%) (TLCF) = % Arachidic acid + % Behenic acid + % Lignoceric acid
Oleic acid arachidic acid cis-8111417- Eicosatrienoic Acid and Erucic Acid were found to be in almost same proportion in both the species in which H.
The margaric acid (C17:0) and arachidic acid (C20:0) ratios in the AMFG were significantly lower (p < 0.
Minor fatty acid compounds such as arachidic acid, linolenic acid, lignoceric acid, and behenic acid were not statistically affected for both cultivars when exposed to different level of treatment except cis-11-eicosenoic acid.
Dietary FGPP supplementation lead to lower palmitic acid (C:16:0), stearic acid (C:18:0) and arachidic acid (C:20:0) levels (p<0.
Rhus coriaria was found to possess fatty acids such as malic acid, linoleic acid, azelaic acid, tetradecanoic acid, 7- hexadecenoic acid, ethyl octadecenoate, palmitic acid, oleic acid, elaidic acid, stearic acid, 11,13-eicosadienoic acid, 11-eicosenoic acid, arachidic acid, behenic acid, and tetracosanoic acid.
In contrast to the observations of Mishra and Samantaray (2004) no significant amounts of arachidic acid (20:0) was detected in tissues of fish fed various experimental diets.