γ-Linolenic acid inAcer seed oils

The octadecatrienoic acids inAcer negundo L. (maple family) seed oil include both 9,12,15- (1%) and 6.9,12-(7%) isomers. The chief monoenoic acids identified were 9-octadecenoic (21%), 11-eicosenoic (7%), 13-docosenoic (15%), and 15-tetracosenoic (7%). Also present is a considerable amount of 9,12-octadecadienoic acid. Investigation of ten other Aceraceae… CONTINUE READING