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Table 3 The fatty acid composition of plasma phospholipids from mice fed linoleic acid supplemented diets

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

  Dietary Groups
Fatty Acid 1 2 3 4 5 6
  -2% LA1 Control +2% LA +4% LA +6% LA +8% LA
16:0 33.54 ± 0.932 34.40 ± 0.80 33.60 ± 1.03 33.25 ± 0.96 35.29 ± 1.15 32.87 ± 0.88
18:0 13.68 ± 0.55 13.41 ± 0.31 13.07 ± 0.56 13.84 ± 0.61 13.97 ± 0.66 13.49 ± 0.54
18:1n-9 12.50 ± 0.50 11.69 ± 0.65 9.11 ± 0.64 9.23 ± 0.70 10.29 ± 1.26 10.10 ± 1.18
18:2n-6 17.80 ± 0.28a 19.22 ± 0.42ab 20.58 ± 0.44ab 21.86 ± 0.93b 22.15 ± 1.53b 22.46 ± 1.27b
20:4n-6 13.41 ± 0.40 12.74 ± 0.50 13.94 ± 0.84 13.39 ± 0.63 11.77 ± 0.75 13.10 ± 0.63
22:6n-3 9.07 ± 0.98a 8.54 ± 0.56ab 9.09 ± 0.60a 8.43 ± 0.59ab 6.53 ± 0.79b 7.99 ± 0.49ab
  1. 1%change with regards to energy
  2. 2Relative abundance (mol%) presented as mean ± SEM
  3. abMeans with the same superscript within the same row are not statistically different at p < 0.05, Tukey's honestly significant difference.
  4. Abbreviations: LA, linoleic acid