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Table 1 Ingredients in the Experimental Diets

From: Maternal dietary ratio of linoleic acid to alpha-linolenic acid during pregnancy has sex-specific effects on placental and fetal weights in the rat

Component Amount (g/100 g diet)
High LA (18% Fat) High LA (36% Fat) Low LA (18% Fat) Low LA (36% Fat)
Casein 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0
Cornflour 31.8 20.0 31.8 20.0
Sucrose 16.0 10.0 16.0 10.0
Cellulose 15.6 15.6 15.6 15.6
Mineral Mixa 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8
Vitamin Mixa 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Choline Chloride 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Methionine 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Flaxseed Oil 0.9 1.7 4.2 8.5
Sunflower Oil 6.6 13.1 0.8 1.7
Macadamia Oil 6.9 13.8 9.5 19.0
Coconut Oil 3.4 6.9 3.2 6.3
Total Fat 17.8 35.6 17.8 35.5
  1. LA linoleic acid. aComposition of vitamin and mineral mixes based on AIN-76 formulation [50]