Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society

, Volume 41, Issue 7, pp 516–519

5,11,14—Eicosatrienoic acid in podocarpus nagi seed oil


  • Toru Takagi
    • Prairie Regional LaboratoryNational Research Council of Canada

DOI: 10.1007/BF02670038

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Takagi, T. J Am Oil Chem Soc (1964) 41: 516. doi:10.1007/BF02670038


Eicosatrienoic acid, the unique constituent acid ofPodocarpus nagi seed oil is characterized as all-cis-5,ll,14-eicosatrienoic acid. Bicosadienoic acid found in the same oil is shown to becis,cis-11,14-eicosadienoic acid.

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