Fatty acids (FAs) of soft corals contain two very-long-chain tetracosapolyenoic acids (TPA, 24:5n-6 and 24:6n-3), which are chemotaxonomic markers of all species of the subclass Octocorallia. The distribution of TPA in molecular species of different phospholipid (PL) classes was investigated for the first time in the soft corals Sinularia macropodia and Capnella sp. From shallow waters of Vietnam.
Citation: Imbs AB, Dang LPT, Rybin VG, Nguyen NT, Pham LQ (2015) Distribution of Very-Long-Chain Fatty Acids between Molecular Species of Different Phospholipid Classes of Two Soft Corals. Biochem Anal Biochem 4: 205. doi:10.4172/2161- 1009.1000205