An alternative method for extraction optimization of C18:2 n-6 and C18:3 n-3, the main precursors for the synthesis of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), in Brachiaria ruzizienses forages was proposed. Three methods of lipid extraction were tested: 1. Hara & Radin, 2. Micro Folch and 3. Bligh & Dyer. The preliminary test showed the Hara & Radin method as the most promising procedure. Then,...
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