Table 1: Fatty acid profiles of virgin coconut oil.

Fatty acid profileConcentration (%)

C6Caproic2.215
C8Caprylic12.984
C10Capric6.806
C11Undecanoic0.028
C12Lauric47.280
C13Tridecanoic0.030
C14Myristic15.803
C15Pentadecanoic0.006
C16Palmitic6.688
C16 : 1Heptadecanoic0.011
C17Stearic0.011
C18Oleic1.481
C18 : 1n9cElaidic5.073
C18 : 1n9tLinoleic0.231
C18 :  2n6cLinolelaidic1.168
C18 : 2n6tγ-Linolenic0.045
C18 : 3n6gα-Linolenic0.007
C18 : 3n3aArachidic0.013
C20Cis-11-Eicosenoic0.039
C20 : 1n9Behenic0.039
C22Cis-13,16-Docisadienoic0.006
C24Lignoceric0.020

Source: Food Quality Research Unit, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.