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Table 6 Fatty acid (FA) composition as percentage of total FA and mg/g of hepatic tissue from apoE−/− mice

From: Dietary intake of cod and scallop reduces atherosclerotic burden in female apolipoprotein E-deficient mice fed a Western-type high fat diet for 13 weeks

  Dietary treatments
  Chicken (n = 12) Cod-scallop (n = 10)
FA % mg/g % mg/g
14:00 0.98 ± 0.0 1.88 ± 0.1 0.87 ± 0.0 1.34 ± 0.2*
16:00 22.5 ± 0.3 43.6 ± 2.6 25.09 ± 0.6* 38.51 ± 4.0
16:1n7 4.61 ± 0.4 8.96 ± 0.9 3.74 ± 0.2 5.66 ± 0.5*
18:00 3.08 ± 0.1 5.91 ± 0.3 4.13 ± 0.2* 6.17 ± 0.5
18:1n9 45.03 ± 1.4 87.6 ± 6.0 41.95 ± 0.7* 64.44 ± 6.6*
18:1n7 5.12 ± 0.4 9.92 ± 0.9 3.55 ± 0.1* 5.38 ± 0.5*
18:2n6 4.93 ± 0.3 9.59 ± 0.8 4.96 ± 0.1 7.55 ± 0.7
20:1n9 0.63 ± 0.0 1.24 ± 0.1 0.42 ± 0.0* 0.60 ± 0.1*
20:4n6 1.25 ± 0.1 2.42 ± 0.2 1.09 ± 0.1 1.57 ± 0.1*
20:5n3 Bdl   0.95 ± 0.1 1.40 ± 0.1
22:5n3 0.52 ± 0.1 0.98 ± 0.1 0.71 ± 0.1* 1.04 ± 0.1*
22:6n3 1.18 ± 0.1 2.28 ± 0.2 3.66 ± 0.2* 5.38 ± 0.3*
SFA 24.63 ± 2.0 47.58 ± 4.7 30.09 ± 0.6* 46.02 ± 4.6
MUFA 55.40 ± 2.1 107.68 ± 7.7 49.54 ± 0.8* 75.92 ± 7.6*
n-3 1.70 ± 0.1 2.97 ± 0.3 5.31 ± 0.3* 7.82 ± 0.5*
n-6 6.18 ± 0.4 12.01 ± 1.0 6.05 ± 0.2 9.12 ± 0.8*
n6/n3 4.27 ± 0.3   1.2 ± 0.0*  
16:1n7/16:0 0.20   0.15  
Sum identified 87.78 ± 0.7 170.30 ± 10.3 91.04 ± 0.7 138.93 ± 4.7
Sum unidentified 12.22 ± 0.7 23.35 ± 1.4 8.97 ± 0.7 13.52 ± 2.1
  1. The mice were fed diets containing different protein sources for 13 weeks. Data are mean ± SEM (n = 10–12). Data were analyzed using the non-parametric Mann–Whitney U test. *indicate significant difference (p < 0.05). Bdl, below detection limit of 0.5 area %