TableĀ 1.

Examples of FAME

Palmitic acid methyl ester (C16:0)Embedded Image
Stearic acid methyl ester (C18:0)Embedded Image
Oleic acid methyl ester (C18:1)Embedded Image
Linoleic acid methyl ester (C18:2)Embedded Image
Linolenic acid methyl ester (C18:3)Embedded Image
Erucic acid methyl ester (C22:1)Embedded Image

Numbers describing each acid indicate the number of carbon atoms in the chain followed by the number of unsaturated carbonā€“carbon bonds in the chain. The 2D images are sourced from www.Chemspider.com