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Table 1 Summary of the FAMEs evaluated in this study and literature data of melting temperatures (T ms)

From: Liquid-phase characterization of molecular interactions in polyunsaturated and n-fatty acid methyl esters by 1H low-field nuclear magnetic resonance

IUPAC name Common name Structure T m [K]
Methyl decanoate Methyl caprate 10:0 259.5 [14]
Methyl dodecanoate Methyl laurate 12:0 278.0 [15]
Methyl tetradecanoate Methyl myristate 14:0 292.0 [16]
Methyl hexadecanoate Methyl palmitate 16:0 303.0 [16]
Methyl octadecanoate Methyl stearate 18:0 312.1 [16]
Methyl eicosanoate Methyl arachidate 20:0 318.8 [17]
Methyl Z-9-hexadecenoate Methyl palmitoleate 16:1 238.9 [14]
Methyl Z-9-octadecenoate Methyl oleate 18:1 253.0 [15]
Methyl Z,Z-9,12-octadecadienoate Methyl linoleate 18:2 238.0 [15]
Methyl Z,Z,Z-9,12,15-octadecatrienoate Methyl linolenate 18:3 227.5 [15]
  1. T m melting temperature