Table 4: Fatty acid profiles of three major Thais sp. PUFAs- polyenoic unsaturated fatty acids. SFAs- saturated fatty acids; MUFAs; monoenoic unsaturated fatty acids.

Fatty Acids Thais bufo Thais hippocastanum
(% total FF)
Thais rudolphi
Saturated Fatty Acids
Myristic acid (C14:0) 3.9 2.8 2.4
Palmitic acid (C16:0) 40.1 14.3 14.3
Stearic acid (C18:0) 7.7 12.1 9.0
Eicosanoic acid (C20:0) 0.2 0.2 0.5
SFA 51.9 29.4 26.2
Monounsaturated Fatty Acids
Oleic Acid (C18:1) 8.5 4.6 1.4
Palmitoleic acid (C16:1) 3.9 1.0 -
MUFA 12.4 5.6 1.4
Polyenoic unsaturated Fatty Acids
Linolenic acid (C18:3) 3.3 8.4 6.3
Eicosapentaenoic acid (C20:5) 0.2 1.2 -
Decosahexanoic acid (C22:6) - 1.7 2.1
PUFA 3.5 11.3 8.4

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