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Occurrence of 5,9,19-octacosatrienoic, 5,9-hexacosadienoic and 17-hexacosenoic acids in the marine spongeXestospongia halichondroides

Research paper by Carter Litchfield, Eugene E. Marcantonio

Indexed on: 01 Mar '78Published on: 01 Mar '78Published in: Lipids



Abstract

The marine spongeXestospongia halichondroides contains 13% 28∶3Δ5,9,19, 27% 26∶2Δ5,9, and 21% 26∶1Δ17 in its total fatty acids. Thecis-5,cis-9,cis-19-octacosatrienoic acid structure is unknown in other living organisms.