Fatty Acid


FATTY ACIDS CLASSIFICATION OF FATTY ACIDS Saturated Fatty acids Unsaturated Fatty acids Branched-chain Fatty acids Cyclic Fatty acids  “MAJOR SATURATED FATTY ACID AND THEIR SOURCES”   SATURATED FATTY It contains only single bonds in their hydrocarbon chains. General formula: R—COOH    (where R is CH3(CH2)n, ) IN HIGHER PLANTS: Palmitic acid(C16)  “MAJOR UNSATURATED FATTY ACID AND … Read more