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Table 1 Composition of the diets

From: Allometric scaling of dietary linoleic acid on changes in tissue arachidonic acid using human equivalent diets in mice

  Dietary Groups
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Diet -2%1 LA Control +2% LA +4% LA +6% LA +8% LA +0.23% AA +0.45% AA +1.36% AA
  g/100 g
Protein 17.4 17.4 17.4 17.4 17.4 17.4 17.4 17.4 17.4
Carbohydrate 54.7 54.7 54.7 54.7 54.7 54.7 54.7 54.7 54.7
Lipid 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.8
  g/kg
Casein 171 171 171 171 171 171 171 171 171
L-Cysteine 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Corn Starch 337 337 337 337 337 337 337 337 337
Maltodextrin 10 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85
Sucrose 114 114 114 114 114 114 114 114 114
Cellulose 57 57 57 57 57 57 57 57 57
Cocoa Butter, Deodorized 47.5 42.57 38.12 33.4 28.72 23.99 41.47 40.37 35.97
Flaxseed Oil 5.11 5.11 5.11 5.11 5.11 5.11 5.11 5.11 5.11
Palm Oil, Bleached, Deodorized 66.5 59.6 53.38 46.8 40.23 33.62 59.6 59.6 59.6
Safflower Oil, USP 17.75 32.35 32.35 32.35 32.35 32.35 32.35 32.35 32.35
Trisun Extra 34.2 30.65 27.46 24.06 20.69 17.29 30.65 30.65 30.65
Sunflower Oil - - 14.6 29.30 43.90 58.60 - - -
Arachidonic Acid, Ethyl Ester 0.40 0.40 0.40 0.40 0.40 0.40 1.10 2.2 6.6
Eicosapentaenoic Acid, Ethyl Ester 0.17 0.17 0.17 0.17 0.17 0.17 0.17 0.17 0.17
Docosahexaenoic Acid, Ethyl Ester 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.27
  1. 1% change with regards to energy. In addition, the following were also included in the diet but are not listed above (g/1000 g): mineral mix S10026,11 g; dicalcium phosphate, 15 g; calcium carbonate 6.2 g; potassium citrate, 1 H2O, 18.7 g; vitamin mix V13401, 11.4 g; alpha-tocopheryl acetate (500 IU/g), 0.1 g.
  2. Abbreviations: AA, arachidonic acid; LA, linoleic acid