Comparative Study of Lipids and Fatty Acids in Blood Plasma of River Lamprey Lampetra fluviatilis and Brown Frog Rana temporaria at the Periods of Elimination of Exogenous Feeding

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Abstract

Lipids of blood plasma of lampreys and frogs are composed of phospholipids, triglycerides, free fatty acids (FA), cholesterol, cholesterol esters, and waxes. The lipids content in plasma of frogs is markedly lower as compared with that of lampreys. However, the percentage of lipid components is represented by close values. Fluidity of triglycerides and phospholipids in lampreys is determined predominantly by monoenic acids and polyenoic acids of the ω-3-type, whereas that in frogs—by monoenic acids and polyenic acids of the ω-6-type. Free FA are represented mainly by saturated and monoenic acids.

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