Table 7

Fatty acid composition of Spiruline strain from Burkina Faso.

Fatty acid

Wt % of total fatty acid


Palmitic acid, 16:0

28.04

Palmitoleic acid, 16:1

2.69

Stearic acid, 18:0

13.44

Oleic acid, 18:1

18.88

Linoleic acid, 18:2

21.87

γ-Linolenic acid, 18:3

15.08


Simpore et al. Nutrition Journal 2006 5:3   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-5-3

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