, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 445–447 | Cite as

Identification of a novel all-cis-5,9,12-Heptadecatrienoic acid in the cellular slime moldPolysphondylium pallidum

  • Tamao Saito
  • Hiroshi Ochiai


The all-cis-5,9,12-heptadecatrienoic acid was identified in the cellular slime moldPolysphondylium pallidum. The structural elucidation was accomplished by capillary gas chromatography, argentation thin-layer chromatography, and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. This fatty acid has not been reported previously.


Fatty Acid Methyl Ester DMDS Dimethyl Disulfide Pyrrolidides Cellular Slime 
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dimethyl disulfide


fatty acid methyl esters


thin-layer chromatography


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tamao Saito
    • 1
  • Hiroshi Ochiai
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of ScienceHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan

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