In the food industry, the quality management for fat containing products is conducted by analyzing esterified fatty acids to determine the ratio of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids in fat. However, determining the fatty acid composition of a product may be difficult because foods can contain a complex mixture of saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fatty acids, each with a variety of carbon chain lengths. It’s very important to set an optimal oven program because the polar or moderately polar capillary columns used in this analysis have low temperature limit. The recommended column for the analysis of fatty acids in edible oils is polar capillary columns such as Omegawax or Innowax, and for trans fatty acids is moderately polar capillary columns such as HP-23 or SP-2560 to separate cis/trans isomers. The order of peaks must be identified first for the eluted peaks of fatty acids are different in the use of polar or moderately polar capillary columns.
YL Fatty Acid Analyzer is suitable to analyze various fatty acids and provide all the solution from preparation of sample to analysis.
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