Lecture6_7

Lecture6_7 - Saturated Fatty Acid Structure H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H HHO H-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-OH HHHH HHHHH HHHHHHH H omega

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Saturated Fatty Acid Structure omega end alpha end Stearic Acid C18:0 Palmitic Acid (C16:0) (most abundant FA in palm oil) H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H O H-C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C-C-OH H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H
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Monounsaturated Fatty Acid Structure omega end alpha end One double bond Oleic Acid C18:1, ω -9 (most abundant FA in olive oil) H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H O H-C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C=C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C-OH H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H
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Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Structure omega end > 2 double bonds alpha end Linoleic Acid C18:2 ( ω -6) H H H H H H H H H H H H H O H-C--C--C--C--C--C=C--C--C=C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C-OH H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H
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omega end 3 double bonds alpha end alpha-linolenic acid C18:3 ( ω -3) H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H O H-C--C--C=C--C--C =C--C--C=C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C--C-OH H H H H H H H H H H H Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Structure
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Chain Length of Fatty Acids • Long chain FA > 12 Carbons • Medium chain FA 6 - 10 Carbons • Short chain FA < 6 Carbons
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Structures of Saturated and Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids
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FAT OIL
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-oxidation of fatty acids
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2009 for the course BICD 120 taught by Professor Crawford during the Winter '06 term at UCSD.

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Lecture6_7 - Saturated Fatty Acid Structure H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H HHO H-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-C-OH HHHH HHHHH HHHHHHH H omega

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