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Table 2 Fatty acid profile (as % of total share) of the L. purpureus seed powder (mg/g dry powder)

From: Proximate composition and fatty acid analysis of Lablab purpureus (L.) legume seed: implicates to both protein and essential fatty acid supplementation

  Mean ± SEM CV (%)
PLA 2.96 ± 0.3428 11.58
POA 0.006 ± 0.0004 6.75
STA 0.76 ± 0.0659 8.6
OLA 1.1 ± 0.099 8.94
LLA 9.5 ± 1.1865 12.49
LnA 1.95 ± 0.3132 16.06
AA ND 0
EPA ND 0
DPA 0.003 ± 0.0003 11.37
LGN ±0.013 11.67
DHA ND 0
NVA 0.002 ± 0.0002 10.74
USI 1.58 ± 0.0146 0.93
  1. Results are mean ± SEM, for triplicate determinations. PLA palmitic acid (C16:0), POA palmitoleic acid (C16:1, ω-9); STA stearic acid (C18:0); OLA oleic acid (C18:1, ω-9); LLA linoleic acid (C18:2, ω-6), LnA linolenic acid (C18:3, ω-3); AA arachidonic acid (C20:4, ω-6), EPA eicosapentaenoic acid (C20:5, ω-3); DPA docosapentaenoic acid (C22:5, ω-3); LGN lignoceric acid (C24:0); DHA docosahexaenoic acid (C22:6, ω-3) and NVA nervonic acid (C24:1, ω-9). USI (Unsaturation Index) = ∑(mol% of each (poly)unsaturated fatty acid × number of double bond(s) per (poly)unsaturated fatty acid)/100. ND not detected. CV(%) = (Standard deviation/mean) × 100