Myristoleic acid food sources

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Myristoleic acid is a long chain fatty acid and tetradecenoic acid. Myristoleic acid also known as 9-tetradecenoic acid is an omega-5 fatty acid and a conjugate of myristeolate. It is biosynthesized from myristic acid by enzyme stearoyl-CoA desaturase-1 but is considered to be rare in nature. The major source of Myristoleic acid is seed oil from plants belonging to family Myristicaceae which comprises about 30 percent of oil in some species. It is a constituent of Saw palmetto or Serenoa and appears to have activity against LNCaP prostate-cancer cells. It also consists of 1.89% of fats from fruit of species Durio graveolens. This acid is isolated from Serenoa repens and possess cytotoxic and apoptosis inducing effects. It plays a role of apoptosis inducer and a plant metabolite.

Food Sources

Food name Weight (g) Myristoleic acid (g)
Beef 113 0.833
Cream 120 0.413
Swiss cheese 132 0.392
Cheddar cheese 132 0.391
Mozzarella cheese 132 0.246
Parmesan cheese 100 0.229
Kielbasa 370 0.152
Chicken 113 0.103
Pizza 164 0.098
Potatoes 229 0.094
Turkey 113 0.087
Tamales 186 0.073
Hamburger 99 0.071
Meatballs 85 0.071
Cheddar cheese 19 0.058
Peanuts 144 0.055
Milk chocolate 40 0.052
Cream cheese 14.5 0.050
Greek yogurt 200 0.042
Sausage pizza 125 0.041

 

References:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myristoleic_acid

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Myristoleic_acid#section=Top

http://www.tuscany-diet.net/lipids/list-of-fatty-acids/myristoleic/

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