Table 1: Fatty acid composition (g/100 g) of Carapa guianensis oils.

Fatty acidCarapa guianensis oils (mean ± SD)
Oil 1Oil 2Oil 3

C14:0 (myristic)0.05 ± 0.0000.04 ± 0.0010.05 ± 0.000
C16:0 (palmitic)27.71 ± 0.01627.50 ± 0,03928.33 ± 0.123
C16:1 (palmitoleic)0.90 ± 0.0010.89 ± 0.0010.94 ± 0.005
C17:0 (margaric)0.12 ± 0.0010.12 ± 0.0010.13 ± 0.001
C18:0 (stearic)9.34 ± 0.0079.52 ± 0.0029.09 ± 0.025
C18:1 (oleic)49.90 ± 0.01249.71 ± 0.02549.56 ± 0.074
C18:2 (linoleic)9.58 ± 0.0109.82 ± 0.0119.62 ± 0.013
C18:3 (linonelic)1.43 ± 0.0021.43 ± 0.0031.38 ± 0.011
C20:0 (arachidic)0.26 ± 0.0020.27 ± 0.0010.23 ± 0.001
C20:1 (gondoic)0.13 ± 0.0030.13 ± 0.0030.13 ± 0.004
C22:0 (behenic)0.36 ± 0.0010.35 ± 0.0030.35 ± 0.004
C24:0 (lignoceric)0.22 ± 0.0040.22 ± 0.0020.21 ± 0.002
Iodine value (g I2/100 g)196.6196.6196.6
Saponification value (mg KOH/g)59.559.759.3

SD: standard deviation. No significant differences: ANOVA and Tukey’s between the oils.