Table 1.

EP Plants Contain Eicosapolyenoic Acids, Mainly EDA, EtrA, and AA

FA
mol % of TotalWild TypeEP1EP2
16:014.50 ± 0.40313.99 ± 0.28512.61 ± 0.053
16:1Δ72.02 ± 0.1692.28 ± 0.1562.43 ± 0.112
16:2Δ7,100.61 ± 0.0630.63 ± 0.1680.68 ± 0.023
16:3Δ7,10,1315.11 ± 0.18615.82 ± 0.54516.34 ± 0.069
18:01.41 ± 0.2431.15 ± 0.1362.07 ± 0.029
18:1Δ91.33 ± 0.1921.04 ± 0.0170.78 ± 0.086
18:2Δ9,1214.18 ± 0.13912.89 ± 0.47610.33 ± 0.144
18:3Δ9,12,1550.72 ± 0.70549.79 ± 0.23240.38 ± 0.066
20:00.12 ± 0.0150.09 ± 0.0120.12 ± 0.015
20:2Δ11,14 (EDA)0.77 ± 0.0576.20 ± 0.043
20:3Δ11,14,17 (ETrA)0.95 ± 0.0557.34 ± 0.053
20:3Δ8,11,14 (DGLA)0.02 ± 0.010.16 ± 0.081
20:4Δ8,11,14,17 (ETA)0.16 ± 0.0390.24 ± 0.052
20:4Δ5,8,11,14 (AA)0.42 ± 0.0670.25 ± 0.016
20:5Δ5,8,11,14,17 (EPA)0.01 ± 0.0060.08 ± 0.017
Total C20 PUFA2.3314.27
  • FA analyses were performed on leaf tissue and each value is the mean ± sd of six samples. DGLA, dihomo-γ-linolenic acid; ETA, eicosatetraenoic acid