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Table 6 The fatty acid composition of erythrocyte phospholipids from diets supplemented with arachidonic acid

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

  Dietary Groups
Fatty Acid 2 7 8 9
  Control +0.23% AA1 +0.45% AA +1.36% AA
16:0 34.80 ± 0.692 34.08 ± 0.86 34.43 ± 0.91 35.17 ± 0.95
18:0 14.09 ± 0.57 14.56 ± 0.31 14.03 ± 0.37 13.95 ± 0.34
18:1n-9 16.64 ± 0.50 16.49 ± 0.15 15.94 ± 0.29 15.62 ± 0.51
18:2n-6 12.03 ± 0.25a 10.85 ± 0.16b 9.65 ± 0.18c 7.84 ± 0.07d
20:3n-6 1.12 ± 0.05a 0.94 ± 0.01b 0.77 ± 0.02c 0.44 ± 0.01d
20:4n-6 13.60 ± 0.63a 15.13 ± 0.52ab 16.77 ± 0.53bc 18.71 ± 0.93c
22:4n-6 1.27 ± 0.15a 1.54 ± 0.09ab 1.90 ± 0.07bc 2.20 ± 0.11c
22:5n-6 0.45 ± 0.03a 0.49 ± 0.02ab 0.57 ± 0.04ab 0.73 ± 0.05c
22:5n-3 0.64 ± 0.06 0.64 ± 0.03 0.65 ± 0.03 0.55 ± 0.04
22:6n-3 5.37 ± 0.54 5.28 ± 0.23 5.29 ± 0.37 4.78 ± 0.40
  1. 1%change with regards to energy
  2. 2Relative abundance (mol%) presented as mean ± SEM
  3. abcdMeans 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