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Table 4 The fatty acid composition of plasma phospholipids from mice fed arachidonic acid supplemented diets

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

  Dietary Groups
  2 7 8 9
Fatty Acid Control +0.23% AA 1 +0.45% AA +1.36% AA
16:0 34.40 ± 0.872 33.62 ± 0.82 33.71 ± 1.07 34.76 ± 0.81
18:0 13.41 ± 0.34 13.25 ± 0.42 13.34 ± 0.53 12.82 ± 0.36
18:1n-9 11.69 ± 0.72 11.80 ± 0.83 11.69 ± 0.96 11.53 ± 0.94
18:2n-6 19.22 ± 0.46a 18.88 ± 0.59ab 17.04 ± 0.28bc 15.47 ± 0.41c
20:4n-6 12.74 ± 0.54a 14.21 ± 0.66ab 15.94 ± 0.81bc 17.93 ± 1.00c
22:6n-3 8.54 ± 0.55 8.52 ± 0.52 8.28 ± 0.51 7.51 ± 0.45
  1. 1%change with regards to energy
  2. 2Relative abundance (mol%) presented as mean ± SEM
  3. abcMeans with the same superscript within the same row are not statistically different at p < 0.05, Tukey's honestly significant difference.
  4. Abbreviations: AA, arachidonic acid