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Table 2 Fatty acids composition in Antarctic yeasts

From: Antarctic yeasts: analysis of their freeze-thaw tolerance and production of antifreeze proteins, fatty acids and ergosterol

Yeast species Fatty acids, %
Saturated Monounsaturated Polyunsaturated
Total LA(C18:2) ALA(C18:3) C20:2 <
L. creatinivorum 23.1 42.7 30.2 18.6 10.8 0.8
C. parapsilosis 44.9 20.0 16.8 13.5 1.9 1.4
V. victoriae 37.3 29.6 33.1 30.1 2.2 0.8
D. fristingensis 11.0 60.9 28.1 21.8 6.3 ND
R. mucilaginosa 15.5 60.0 20.6 17.8 2.2 0.6
C. laryngis 20.2 67.1 12.1 11.5 nd 0.6
S. salmonicolor 43.7 41.9 14.4 14.4 nd nd
W. anomalus 21.9 37.3 36.7 33.1 3.1 0.5
G. gastrica 13.3 43.3 36.4 34.9 nd 1.5
M. gelida 49.3 38.1 12.6 12.6 nd nd
M. blollopis 44.0 29.7 26.3 24.5 0.7 1.2
  1. nd not detected, LA(C18:2) linoleic acid, ALA(C18:3) alpha linolenic acid, C20:2 < PUFAs of 20 carbons with more than two unsaturation