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Table 4 Fatty acid composition of the gastric content of rat pups at 14 days of age (g/100 g total fatty acids).

From: Differential effect of maternal diet supplementation with α-Linolenic acid or n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids on glial cell phosphatidylethanolamine and phosphatidylserine fatty acid profile in neonate rat brains

  ALA n-3 LC-PUFA  
  Mean ± SD P values
C6:0 0.20 ± 0.03 0.22 ± 0.02 n.s.
C8:0 4.17 ± 0.25 3.38 ± 0.17 0.002
C10:0 10.44 ± 0.79 7.43 ± 0.65 0.001
C12:0 9.41 ± 0.59 9.93 ± 0.32 n.s.
C14:0 6.75 ± 0.50 6.40 ± 0.41 n.s.
C15:0 0.11 ± 0.01 0.12 ± 0.02 n.s.
C16:0 12.93 ± 0.14 11.65 ± 0.43 0.001
C17:0 0.12 ± 0.01 0.14 ± 0.01 0.031
C18:0 5.01 ± 0.19 5.99 ± 0.35 0.002
C20:0 0.14 ± 0.04 0.19 ± 0.02 n.s.
C22:0 0.07 ± 0.02 0.03 ± 0.01 0.017
C24:0 0.04 ± 0.01 0.06 ± 0.02 n.s.
C14:1 0.02 ± 0.00 0.02 ± 0.00 n.s.
C16:1 0.98 ± 0.13 0.67 ± 0.08 0.006
C17:1 0.06 ± 0.00 0.08 ± 0.01 0.050
C18:1n-9 30.40 ± 1.38 32.97 ± 0.41 0.012
Other C18:1 1.82 ± 0.44 2.82 ± 0.11 0.005
C20:1 0.58 ± 0.12 0.44 ± 0.04 n.s.
C22:1 0.04 ± 0.01 0.04 ± 0.00 n.s.
C24:1 0.04 ± 0.04 0.03 ± 0.00 n.s.
C18:2n-6 13.65 ± 0.53 13.29 ± 0.21 n.s.
C20:2n-6 0.33 ± 0.04 0.28 ± 0.02 n.s.
C20:4n-6 0.80 ± 0.15 0.51 ± 0.07 0.011
C22:2n-6 0.04 ± 0.01 0.06 ± 0.01 0.013
C22:4n-6 0.18 ± 0.02 0.08 ± 0.02 0.001
C22:5n-6 0.09 ± 0.02 0.03 ± 0.01 0.003
C18:3n-3 0.99 ± 0.13 1.31 ± 0.09 0.008
C20:3n-3 0.04 ± 0.01 0.04 ± 0.01 n.s.
C20:5n-3 0.09 ± 0.01 0.52 ± 0.11 0.0003
C22:5n-3 0.11 ± 0.02 0.34 ± 0.03 < 0.0001
C22:6n-3 0.33 ± 0.04 0.93 ± 0.08 < 0.0001