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Table 4 Fatty acid composition of galactolipids, neutral lipids and phospholipids in leaves of almond seedlings after exposure to two concentrations of cadmium

From: Effects of cadmium on lipids of almond seedlings (Prunus dulcis)

Acyl   Fatty acid composition (% of total)   
Lipids Treatment C16:0 C16:1 C18:0 C18:1 C18:2 C18:3 C20:0 Unsaturation
MGDG 0 4.5b   2.0a 7.5a 15.6a 70.4a   93.5
  50 7.3a   2.6a 9.9a 15.4a 64.8b   90.1
  150 6.8a   2.8a 8.9a 12.4a 69.1b   93.4
DGDG 0 31.3b   4.4a 3.1a 10.8a 50.4a   64.3
  50 30.1b   6.6a 2.7a 6.7b 53.9a   63.3
  150 40.1a   5.6a 2.8a 8.5b 43.0b   54.3
PC 0 25.6b   7.8b 35.1a 18b 13.5a   66.6
  50 37.7a   14.7a 21.2b 17.2b 9.2b   47.6
  150 38.9a   14a 16.6b 22.5a 8b   47.1
PG 0 44.1b 14.9b 2.3b 14.1a 17.2a 7.4a   53.6
  50 56.0a 19.9ab 2.9b 8.4b 8.5b 4.2b   41
  150 44.3b 23.1a 6.7a 8.6b 11.7b 5.6b   49
LN 0 27.9b 8.1a 2.8a 8.3a 6.3b 3.2b 43.4a 25.9
  50 30.9a 8.5a 3.2a 7.1a 5.5b 6.3a 38.5b 27.4
  150 29.9a 6.7a 3.7a 6.7a 9.9a 6.1a 37.0b 29.4
  1. Means with different letters in each column indicate a significant difference at P <0.05 using Duncan multiple range test.