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Table 1 Ingredients, chemical composition and fatty acid profile of Milk Fat, Fish Oil, Nanno and Schyzo experimental diets

From: Markers of neuroprotection of combined EPA and DHA provided by fish oil are higher than those of EPA (Nannochloropsis) and DHA (Schizochytrium) from microalgae oils in Wistar rats

  Milk Fat Fish Oil Nanno Schyzo
Ingredients (%)
 Casein 14.0 14.0 10.8 12.5
 Corn starch 37.8 37.8 39.2 38.4
 Maltodextrin 7.0 7.0 7.3 7.1
 Sucrose 10.0 10.0 10.4 10.1
 Cellulose 5.0 5.0 5.2 5.1
 Soybean oil 8.0 4.0 5.9 6.5
 Milk fat 12.0 12.0 12.5 12.2
 Fish oil 0 4.0 0 0
 Nanno oil 0 0 2.4 0
 Schyzo oil 0 0 0 1.8
 Cholesterol 1.25 1.25 1.30 1.27
 L-cysteine 0.20 0.20 0.20 0.20
 Mineral AIN-93 M Mix 3.50 3.50 3.60 3.60
 Vitamin AIN-93 M Mix 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Choline bitartarate 0.20 0.20 0.30 0.30
 TBHQ (antioxidant) 0.001 0.001 0.001 0.001
Chemical composition (g/100 g)
 Crude protein 12.3 12.1 14.7 12.6
 Crude fat 19.2 20.2 17.0 21.6
 Crude fibre 3.80 3.80 3.80 3.80
 Moisture 5.60 5.60 5.60 5.60
 Crude ash 3.57 3.50 3.82 3.60
 Carbohydrates 55.6 54.8 55.0 52.9
 Total FAME (mg/g) 220 202 236 185
 Energy (kcal/100 g) 444 449 432 456
Fatty acid profile (%)
 14:0 9.81 11.1 10.0 9.32
 16:0 28.5 28.8 28.9 29.0
 18:0 6.95 6.87 6.32 6.67
 18:1n-9 20.3 19.1 18.0 17.0
 18:2n-6 21.2 12.3 15.7 16.3
 18:3n-3 2.56 1.59 1.88 2.04
 18:4n-3 0.190 0.410 0.189 0.187
 20:4n-6 0.086 0.138 0.587 0.110
 20:5n-3 ND 1.15 3.16 0.10
 22:6n-3 ND 1.19 ND 3.30
Partial sums and ratios
 Total SFA 51.1 52.9 51.2 52.1
 Total MUFA 22.0 26.6 23.8 20.4
 Total PUFA 24.3 17.8 21.9 23.7
 Total n-3 2.75 4.64 5.23 5.72
 Total n-6 21.4 12.7 16.4 17.8
n-3/n-6 0.129 0.366 0.320 0.321
  1. TBHQ tertiary butyl hydroquinone, ND not detected