what's the meaning of C18:1w9?

Recenly we plan to start a new method for determiniming DSDMAC,DTDMAC,DHTDMAC,their structure list on the follow attach filebut there are some questions confused us ,what does that R1=c18:1w9 stand for ? what is the difference between c18 and c18:1w9?if someone ever meet the same question ,would you give some clues? thank you !

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    This notation indicates the position of non-saturated bond in fatty acid chain.


  • thank you for your help!   i google the unsaturated bond and search  more helpful information

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