Longevity Institute Newsletter13.1b

Data and Illustrations Related to Newsletter13

The Four Most Frequent Monounsaturated Fatty Acids
Occuring in Human and in Animal Biology.

Numbers Usual Names Chemical Names
16.1 palmitoleic acid tetracosanoic
18.1 oleic octodecenoic
20.1 gadoleic eicosenoic
22.1 erucic docosenoic

Table 2: The four most common monounsaturated fatty acids occurring in animal and human biology.
The first digit in the signs of column one indicates the number of carbon atoms of the fatty acid molecule.
The second digit indicates the number of double bonds between the carbon atoms of the molecule.