, Volume 23, Issue 4, pp 240–242 | Cite as

Lipids of contemporary stillingia oil

  • Ya-Chi Chen
  • A. Zlatkis
  • B. S. Middleditch
  • J. Cowles
  • W. Scheld


Contemporary stillingia oil from China is qualitatively similar to the oil described earlier, but it exhibits significant quantitative differences reflecting a degree of autoxidation of the unsaturated fatty acids either before or after crushing of the seeds.

Key Words

Gas chromatography Stillingia oil Quantitative lipid analysis Chinese tallow,Sapium sebiferum 


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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ya-Chi Chen
    • 1
  • A. Zlatkis
    • 1
  • B. S. Middleditch
    • 2
  • J. Cowles
    • 3
  • W. Scheld
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Biochemical and Biophysical SciencesUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Department of BiologyUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA

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