palmitic acid


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a saturated fatty acid that is the major fat in meat and dairy products

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Palmitic acid (C16) 69.71 [+ or -] 2.0 (a) Stearic acid (C18) 26.10 [+ or -] 2.09 (a) Oleic acid (C18:1c) 4.19 [+ or -] 0.06 (c) Arachidonic acid (C21) n.d.
Pretreatment of polyethylene bags with ethanol and palmitic acid
Fatty acid (FA) Number of atoms Carbon Saturated FA Tridecanoic acid C13:0 Myristic acid Cl4:0 Pentadecanoic acid C15:0 Palmitic acid Cl6:0 Margaric acid Cl7:0 Stearic acid Cl8:0 Nonadecanoic acid Cl9:0 Arachidic acid C20:0 Fleneicosanoic acid C21:0 Tricosanoic acid C23:0 Monounsaturated FA Pentadecanoic acid C15:l Palmitoleic acid C16:ln7 Heptadecanoic acid C17:1 Oleic acid C18:ln9 Polyunsaturated FA Linoleic acid C18:2n6 Alpha-linoleic acid C18:3n3 Eicosadienoic acid C20:2 Arachidonic acid C20:4n6 Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) C20:5n3 Docosapentaenoic acid (DPA) C22:5n3 Docosahexaenoic acid (DFLA) C22:6n3 Abstract EPA+DHA [summation] n-3 [summation] n-6 n3/n6 [summation] SFA [summation] MUFA [summation] PUFA Present study D.
Ractopamine addition reduced (P<0.05) lauric acid and myristic acid concentrations in meat at 20ppm and reduced palmitic acid at 10ppm.
Among these differentially expressed metabolites, four compounds, including stearic acid, palmitic acid, benzoylglycine, and threonine, were selected as potential biomarkers and are summarized in [Table 2].{Table 2}
In the present study, chia seeds contained 7.15% of palmitic acid, a value close to the reported values of 7% [11]; and 6.8% [24].
In pecan nut oil, the content of oleic acid (C18:1n-9) is the highest followed by linoleic acid (C18:2n-6), lower concentrations of palmitic acid (C16:0), stearic acid (C18:0), and alfa-linolenic acid (C18:3n-3) and traces of other eight fatty acids as seen in analysis of Tunisiangrown and Australian-grown pecan nuts oils obtained by Soxhlet method with petroleum ether [6, 7].
Stearic acid was chosen for the study because it was the second most common lipid after palmitic acid contributing to prove the stability of the silver complexes.
For example, palmitic acid is a compound that can cause cell death by apoptosis [1,24].
Heneicosane, nonadecane, pentacosane, cyclohexadecane, tricosene, docosane, eicosane compounds from hydrocarbons; palmitic acid, ethyl oleate, octadecanoic acid, decanedioic acid compounds from aliphatic acids and their esters; cinnamic acid, ferulic acid from cinnamic acids and their esters; pinostrobin chalcone, pinocembrin, chrysin compounds from flavonoids; [beta]-eudesmol, guaiol, 2-methoxy-4-vinylphenol, l-limonene, a-muurolene, farnesol, Y-terpinene, [beta]-myrcene, a-pinene compounds from alcohols and terpenes; benzoic acid, propanoic acid, 3,4-dimethoxycinnamic acid compounds from aromatic acids; 2-nonadeca-none, 2-pentadecanone compounds from ketones were determined in the propolis sample by GC-MS.
The Scientific Panel of the provincial food watchdog revealed that a high quantity of trans-fatty acids, palmitic acid and nickel were used in manufacturing of Banaspati ghee and may cause fatal affects on the lives of the people.
The major fatty acids were palmitic acid ([C.sub.16:0]), stearic acid ([C.sub.18:0]), and oleic acid ([C.sub.18:1]).
Linoleic acid dominated (60.0 - 68.2%) in the component fatty acids followed by palmitic acid and oleic acid.
The high concentration of palmitic acid promotes a similar composition of Chloroidium oil to that of palm oil," said David Nelson, NYUAD research scientist and lead author of the study, which is now published in eLife .