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Table 7 Major hydroperoxides emitted during autoxidation of methyl oleate, linoleate and linolenate (Gunstone 1996 )

From: Low temperature oxidation of linseed oil: a review

Methyl ester Position of OOH Position of double bond Configuration Yielda(%)
Oleate 8 9 cis or trans 27
  9 10 mainly trans 24
  10 8 mainly trans 23
  11 9 cis or trans 26
Linoleate 9 10, 12 trans, cis, conjugated diene 52
  13 9, 11 cis, trans, conjugated diene 48
Linolenate 9 10,12,15 conjugated diene 32
  12 9, 13, 15 conjugated diene, can form cyclic peroxide 11
  13 9, 11, 15 conjugated diene, can form cyclic peroxide 11
  16 9, 12, 14 conjugated diene 46
  1. aYields are calculated from total mono-hydroperoxides only.