Table 4

Fatty acid concentration, mg/100 g of chicken breast filet from 16 animals fed a diet containing 4% soybean oil (SO) or 16 animals fed a diet containing 2% rapeseed oil plus 2% linseed oil (RLO)
SO RLO P*
Mean SEM Mean SEM
C14:0 9.75 1.20 9.85 1.03 0.951
C15:0 2.32 0.25 2.44 0.22 0.718
C16:0 307 28 287 25 0.585
C16:1 n-7 43.9 6.42 42.2 4.70 0.832
C18:0 142 10.31 137 10.44 0.736
C18:1,c9 451 55.45 507 53.6 0.469
C18:2,n-6 (LA) 379 42.78 245 21.0 0.009
C18:3,n-3 (ALA) 29.9 4.17 103 11.54 0.000
C20:4,n-6 (AA) 73.2 2.22 42.73 1.36 0.000
C20:5,n-3 (EPA) 4.54 0.24 21.19 0.61 0.000
C22:5,n-3 (DPA) 20.0 1.03 39.25 1.87 0.000
C22:6,n-3 (DHA) 14.1 0.97 20.41 1.10 0.000
SFA 459 39.74 433 36.0 0.634
MUFA 495 61.68 550 58.2 0.523
PUFA 521 48.04 472 34.8 0.420
n-3 PUFA 68.5 4.73 184 13.3 0.000
LC n-3 PUFA 38.6 1.72 80.9 2.97 0.000
AA/EPA 16.55 0.71 2.03 0.07 0.000
n-6/n-3 6.48 0.26 1.56 0.02 0.000
16:1n-7/16:0 0.13 0.01 0.14 0.00 0.240
18:1c9/18:0 3.03 0.18 3.65 0.13 0.010
AA/LA 0.23 0.03 0.19 0.01 0.146
EPA/ALA 0.22 0.05 0.23 0.02 0.879
DPA/EPA 4.52 0.28 1.86 0.09 0.000
DHA/DPA 0.72 0.05 0.53 0.02 0.001

(Mean values and standard errors, SEM).

*Significance in mean values between groups.

SFA: sum of 14:0, 16:0 and 18:0.

MUFA: sum of 16:1 n-7 and 18:1 n-9.

PUFA: sum of LA, ALA, AA, EPA, DPA and DHA.

n-3 PUFA: sum of ALA, EPA, DPA and DHA.

LC n-3 PUFA: sum of EPA, DPA and DHA.

n-6/n-3: (LA + AA)/(ALA + EPA + DPA + DHA).

Haug et al.

Haug et al. Lipids in Health and Disease 2012 11:104   doi:10.1186/1476-511X-11-104

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