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Table 1 Fatty acid composition (% of total fatty acids) of control and experimental diets

From: Increased hypolipidemic benefits of cis-9, trans-11 conjugated linoleic acid in combination with trans-11 vaccenic acid in a rodent model of the metabolic syndrome, the JCR:LA-cp rat

Fatty acid Control diet (CD) CLA diet VA+CLA diet
C16:0 9.1 8.5 9.1
C18:0 47.3 46.9 44.3
18:1 t- 11 (VA) ND ND 5.6
18:1 c- 9 (OA) 17.3 11.4 10.5
18:1 c- 11 ND 0.5 0.5
C18:2 n6 (LA) 23.3 23.4 20.4
C18:3 n3 (ALA) 1.6 1.7 1.6
CLA c- 9, t- 11 0 5.2 3.9
CLA t- 10, c- 12 ND 1.1 0.8
other CLA ND 0.3 0.3
Summary    
∑ total SFA2 57.2 56.3 54.2
∑ C12:0, C14:0, C16:03 9.1 8.5 9.1
cis MUFA4 17.4 12.0 11.1
∑ PUFA5 25.0 25.1 22.0
∑ n-6 PUFA 23.4 23.4 22.0
∑ n-3 PUFA 1.6 1.7 1.6
P/S ratio6 0.4 0.4 0.4
∑ CLA 0.0 6.6 5.0
  1. 1. No detectable
  2. 2 Sum of all saturated fatty acids
  3. 3 Sum of lauric, myristic and palmitic acids
  4. 4 cis MUFA, sum of all monounsaturated excepting trans fatty acids
  5. 5 Sum of all polyunsaturated fatty acids excepting CLA
  6. 6 Ratio of polyunsaturated to saturated fatty acids