Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 11, Issue 6, pp 728–731 | Cite as

Composition of the phospholipids of the cotton plant Gossipium barbadense

  • Kh. Karshiev
  • L. A. Shustanova
  • S. T. Akramov
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Summary

1. The fatty-acid compositions of the oil, the total phospholipids, and the main groups of phospholipids of the seed kernels of the fine-fibered cotton plant of variety 5904-I have been determined. The complete qualitative identity of the acids present in them and quantitative similarity of the acids in the oil and in the total phospholipids have been shown: in the degree of increasing saturation the phospholipids form the following sequence: phosphatidylcholines, phosphatidylethanolamines, phosphatidylinositols.

2. It has been established by enzymatic hydrolysis with phospholipase A2 of kufi venom that the unsaturated fatty acids are present in position of the PCh, PE, and PI molecules — to the extent of 90.6%, 96.5%, and 85.4%, respectively.

3. From the position distribution of the fatty acids in the phospholipids, their possible molecular compositions have been calculated.

Keywords

Enzymatic Hydrolysis Cotton Plant Molecular Composition Total Phospholipid Seed Kernel 

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  • Kh. Karshiev
  • L. A. Shustanova
  • S. T. Akramov

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