what's the meaning of C18:1w9?

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

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


  • TIM

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