The Unsaturated Fatty Acids of Egg Lecithin

The work on liver lecithins by Levene and Ingvaldsen’ and by Levene and Simms,z has shown the existence of lecithins which are distinguished from one another by the nature of their unsaturated fatty acids. There were isolated from liver lecithin, two unsaturated fatty acids, oleic and arachidonic, as well as two saturated acids, palmitic and stearic. Hence… CONTINUE READING