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Table 3 Fatty acid composition (as percentage of total) of HDL phospholipid fraction of walnut oil group at baseline and 4 h postprandially

From: Walnut oil increases cholesterol efflux through inhibition of stearoyl CoA desaturase 1 in THP-1 macrophage-derived foam cells

Fatty acid Carbon: Time  
profile Double-bond 0 h 4 h P value
  16:0 19.6 ± 1.35 20.5 ± 1.4 0.72
SFA 18:0 21.7 ± 0.43 21.8 ± 0.38 0.85
  16:1 0.17 ± 0.05 0.11 ± 0.06 0.48
MUFA 18:1 9.91 ± 0.46 9.8 ± 0.51 0.86
  18:2 23.4 ± 1.13 23.9 ± 1.1 0.74
PUFA γ 18:3 0.1 ± 0.02 0.11 ± 0.03 0.94
(n-6) 20:4 21.9 ± 1.18 21.7 ± 1.0 0.89
  α 18:3 0.21 ± 0.02 0.25 ± 0.02 0.15
PUFA 20:5 1.89 ± 0.43 1.88 ± 0.42 0.98
(n-3) 22:5 2.08 ± 0.17 1.97 ± 0.14 0.63
  22:6 6.47 ± 0.63 6.41 ± 0.6 0.95
Total n-6   51.6 ± 0.9 51.8 ± 0.84 0.85
Total n-3   8.97 ± 0.76 8.85 ± 0.68 0.91
n-3/n-6   0.18 ± 0.02 0.17 ± 0.02 0.88
α 18:3/18:2   0.009 ± 0.001 0.01 ± 0.001 0.2
  1. Values are expressed as mean (percentage of total fatty acid) ± SEM. Abbreviations are as designated in Table 1 footnote.