gadoleic acid

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gad·o·le·ic ac·id

(gad'ō-lē'ik as'id),
A cis-unsaturated fatty acid from cod liver oil and other sources.
Synonym(s): 9-eicosenoic acid
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# Double Common name #C Bonds Scientific name Palmitic Acid 16 0 hexadecanoic acid Palmitoleic Acid 16 1 9-hexadecenoic acid Stearic Acid 18 0 octadecanoic acid Oleic Acid 18 1 9-octadecenoic acid Vaccenic Acid 18 1 11-octadecenoic acid Linoleic Acid 18 2 9,12-octadecadienoic acid Alpha-Linolenic 18 3 9,12,15-octadecatrienoic acid Acid (ALA) Gamma-Linolenic 18 3 6,9,12-octadecatrienoic acid Acid (GLA) Arachidic Acid 20 0 eicosanoic acid Gadoleic Acid 20 1 9-eicosenoic acid Arachidonic Acid (AA) 20 4 5,8,11,14-eicosatetraenoic acid EPA 20 5 5,8,11,14,17-eicosatetraenoic acid Behenic acid 22 0 docosanoic acid Erucic acid 22 1 13-docosenoic acid DHA 22 6 4,7,10,13,16,19-docosahexaenoic acid Lignoceric acid 24 0 tetracosanoic acid Table II.
Eleven fatty acids were abundant in all three species, that is, palmitic acid, stearic acid, palmitoleic acid, oleic acid, vaccenic acid, gadoleic acid, linoleic acid, arachidonic acid, docosatetraenoic acid, a-linolenic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid.
peregrina seeds were reported to reach about 50-54.3%, where the saturated (mainly oleic and gadoleic acids) and unsaturated (mainly palmitic and stearic) fatty acids corresponded to 14.7 and 84.7%, respectively (Somali et al., 1984; Tsaknis, 1998).
[SIGMA]SFA = sum of myristic, palmitic, margaric, stearic, arachidic, behenic, and lignoceric acids; ZMUFA = sum of palmitoleic, oleic, and gadoleic acids; [SIGMA]PUFA = sum of inoleic and linolenic acids; [SIGMA]PUFA n-3 = linolenic acid; [SIGMA]PUFA n-6 = linoleic acid.