Six regioisomerically pure structured triacylglycerols possessing a medium-chain fatty acid (C8, C10 or C12) at the primary positions and pure eicosapentaenoic acid or docosahexaenoic acid at the secondary position of the glycerol moiety were prepared in two steps by a chemoenzymatic approach using lipase.
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|Publication status||Published - 22 Oct 2001|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
The University of Iceland Research Fund is acknowledged for financial support, Novo Nordisk in Denmark for providing the lipase free of charge, Dr. Sigridur Jonsdottir at the Science Institute for running the NMR analysis and Norsk Hydro in Porsgrunn, Norway, for providing virtually pure EPA and DHA.
- Medium-chain fatty acids
- N-3 fatty acids
- Structured triacylglycerol