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Table 4 Fatty acid contents in the five Pompeian’s painting samples

From: An enhanced procedure for the analysis of organic binders in Pompeian’s wall paintings from Insula Occidentalis

Fatty acids Sample S1 Sample S2 Sample S3 Sample S4 Sample S5
mg/kg % mg/kg % mg/kg % mg/kg % mg/kg %
C12:0 16.1 1.3 26.6 1.6 17.6 2.1 22.3 3.4 21.4 2.7
C14:0 90.1 7.3 79.5 4.9 39.3 4.6 41.3 6.4 45.7 5.7
C16:1 12.0 1.0 14.3 0.9 1.9 0.2 16.4 2.5 14.0 1.8
C16:0 541.1 43.7 557.8 34.2 402.6 47.1 274.1 42.2 316.8 39.6
C17:0 18.4 1.5 22.7 1.4 12.3 1.4 14.0 2.2 10.4 1.3
C18:2 14.1 1.1 21.5 1.3 4.9 0.6 7.0 1.1 10.4 1.3
cis-C18:1 133.2 10.8 471.9 29.0 18.0 2.1 75.4 11.6 137.7 17.2
trans-C18:1 15.5 1.3 25.2 1.5 6.8 0.8 18.5 2.8 11.6 1.4
C18:0 397.2 32.1 410.5 25.2 351.4 41.1 180.3 27.2 231.1 28.9
Total 1237.8 100 1630.0 100 854.8 100 649.2 100 799.2 100