linolenic acid

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a liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid that occurs in some plant oils

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Palmitic, stearic and linolenic acids were found highest values in 2007.
The walnut genotypes with high fatty acid, especially linoleic and linolenic acids, have beneficial effects on human health especially for cardio vascular system (Sabate et al.
Similarly, a considerable reduction of linolenic acid (18:3) levels has been achieved in linseed (Linum usitatissimum L.
Studies with Arabidopsis mutants have concluded that genetic modifications affecting FAD2 activity result in a rise of oleic acid concentration and a concomitant reduction of linoleic acid and linolenic acid concentrations that are mainly expressed in nonphotosynthetic tissues (seeds and roots), and to a lesser extent in leaves (Lemieux et al.
1] linolenic acid (Scarth and McVetty, 1999), whereas the average oil profile of the zero-erucic acid Ethiopian mustard oils developed so far consists of 330 g [kg.
Linolenic acid concentration was similar in both lines, averaging 123 g [kg.
1] linolenic acids was designated RG1 from the CLP1 x ELLP3 population.
Correlation coefficients between palmitic and linolenic acids from the RG1 x ELLP3 and RG1 x Elgin87 [F.
Location effects were not significant for palmitic, stearic, and linoleic acids but were significant for oleic and linolenic acids (Table 4).
This classification was also used to evaluate segregation of oleic and linolenic acids combined.
1993) developed two soybean populations to compare inbred progeny contrasting for the fan gene conditioning low linolenic acid content.
Inheritance of linoleic and linolenic acids in seed oil of rapeseed Brassica napus.
While commercial soy oils are 7 percent linolenic acid, the new line has only 3 percent of that highly unstable PUFA.
g- linolenic acid was found as main component at all Matthiola plants.
Gamma linolenic acid and STA are produced via desaturation of linoleic and [alpha]-linolenic, respectively (Sayanova et al.