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Table 1 Stereospecificity of dominant TAG molecular species in natural fats and oils

From: Effects of stereospecific positioning of fatty acids in triacylglycerol structures in native and randomized fats: a review of their nutritional implications

  TAG species
Vegetable Oil    
Almond oil OOO OLO OLL
Canola oil OOO LOO OOLn
Cocoa butter POS SOS POP
Coconut oil DDD CDD CDM
Corn oil LLL LOL LLP
Cottonseed oil PLL POL LLL
Olive oil OOO OOP OLO
Palm kernel oil DDD MOD ODO
Palm oil POP POO POL
Peanut oil OOL POL OLL
Safflower oil LLL LLO LLP
Soybean oil LLL LLO LLP
Sunflower oil LLL OLL LOO
Walnut oil LLL OLL PLL
Animal Fat    
Butter PPB PPC POP
Egg fat POO PLO POS
Lard SPO OPL OPO
Tallow POO POP POS
  1. For fatty acid abbreviations in TAG species read as: P = palmitic; O = oleic; S = stearate; D = dodecanoic or lauric; C = capric; M = myristic; L = linoleic; Ln = linolenic; B = butyric.