Advertisement

Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society

, Volume 56, Issue 9, pp 834–836 | Cite as

Fatty acid composition of oil in snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry

  • M. Miyagawa
  • T. K. Miwa
  • G. F. Spencer
Technical

Abstract

The hepatopancreatic fatty acid extract of the snow crab contains a high percentage (26%) of odd-carbon-numbered fatty acids and a substantial quantity (29%) of methyl-branched fatty acids, as indicated by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) and gas liquid chromatography (GLC). A wide distribution in chain length of the fatty acids (C10 to C26) and in positional isomers of the linear monoenes are also indicated by GC/MS.

Keywords

Positional Isomer Equivalent Chain Length Snow Crab Eicosenoic Acid Ether Extract Concentrate 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Miyagawa, M., K. Yamasaki, M. Maeta, S. Takagi, and M. Umezu, Yukagaku 22: 275 (1973).Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Spencer, G.F., and W.H. Tallent, JAOCS 50: 202 (1973).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Miwa, T.K. Ibid 40: 309 (1963).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Miyagawa, M., S. Nakamoto, K. Yamane, A. Shinpo, S. Uezu, M. Yahikozawa, H. Kuramochi, and M. Umezu, Bull. Jpn. Soc. Sci. Fish. 45: 115 (1979).Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Plattner, R.D., G.F. Spencer, and R. Kleiman, Lipids 11: 222 (1976).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© The American Oil Chemists’ Society 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Miyagawa
    • 1
  • T. K. Miwa
    • 2
  • G. F. Spencer
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of EducationTottori UniversityJapan
  2. 2.Northern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research, Science and Education AdministrationU.S. Department of AgriculturePeoria

Personalised recommendations