Published in Pharma Law Weekly, November 30th, 2004
Researchers in Finland report, "Neutral lipids were analyzed in stem wood of a 7-year-old clone and in five 35-70-year-old mature trees of silver birch (Betula pendula Roth). In young trees and in mature wood of old trees, the free fatty acid fraction comprised less than 5% of the concentration of triacylglycerols (TG). The concentration of free linoleic acid was lowest in March when the young trees were dormant and highest during midsummer and September."
R.Piispanen and P. Saranpaa continued, "In mature trees, the TG...
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