Table 3

Fatty Acid Composition of Amaranth Oil

Fatty acids (Shorthand designation)

Mass Fraction of Fatty Acids (in %)


Press methods

Chemical extraction


14:0

0.14

0.15

15:0

0.15

0.08

16:0

19.19

18.59

16:1

0.13

0.08

17:0

1.05

1.37

18:0

3.38

4.45

18:1

22.64

22.69

18:2

49.89

48.00

18:3ω6

0.35

0.35

18:3ω3

1.01

0.92

20:0

0.16

0.27

20:1

1.04

1.49

22:0

0.32

0.24

24:0

0.05

0.08

22:1

0.07

0.7

24:1

0.43

0.54


Martirosyan et al. Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:1   doi:10.1186/1476-511X-6-1

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