Preliminary Study of Lipid Fatty Acid Composition in the Chinese Alligator (Alligator sinensis)

Yanmao Zhou, Xiaomei Xie, Zhengdong Zhang, Guosheng Wang, Chaolin Wang

Abstract


This paper reports Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis) fatty acid composition of total lipids extracted from the body fat, adipose tissue between the muscles, red muscles and white muscles. There were more than twenty fatty acids in all total lipids. Unsaturated fatty acids were particularly predominant.


Keywords


Reptilia; Alligatoridae; Alligator sinensis; China; fatty acid composition

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2019-5-%25s-27-28

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