Table 9

The effect of amaranth oil on fatty-acid composition of erythrocyte membrane of patients

Fatty Acids

HAD

Amaranth Oil 3 g (100 mg squalene per day)

Amaranth Oil 6 g (200 mg squalene per day)

Amaranth Oil 12 g (400 mg squalene per day)

Amaranth Oil 18 g (600 mg squalene per day)


12:0

1

--

0.35

1.14

1.22

1.07

2

--

0.34

0.57

1.26

0.90

14:0

1

2.02

5.2

2.18

2.23

2.19

2

1.44

4.11

0.97

2.89

1.99

15:0

1

2.9

2.28

0.61

0.62

0.77

2

2.08

2.29

0.44

0.76

0.72

16:0

1

15.9

24.99

15.4

18.44

19.6

2

17.75

16.1

23.0

16.40

17.8

16:1

1

3.98

4.68

0.88

1.09

1.30

2

2.87

6.04

0.82

2.91

1.44

17:0:1

1

3.28

5.04

1.11

1.27

1.41

2

2.55

2.87

1.07

1.27

1.41

18:0

1

12.81

8.22

11.70

12.45

12.24

2

11.55

11.29

14.78

11.15

12.15

18:1

1

14.29

20.4

14.05

14.95

14.85

2

14.93

17.76

15.43

15.09

17.17

18:2

1

8.48

9.65

11.05

11.61

11.57

2

9.96

10.78

12.67

11.13

10.74

18:3

1

1.7

0.57

0.40

0.69

0.52

2

0.88

0.8

0.11

0.19

0.26

20:0

1

--

0.22

0.57

0.45

0.63

2

--

0.2

0.33

0.49

0.34

20:1

1

--

0.66

0.84

0.79

0.96

2

--

1.07

0.61

0.95

0.81

20:2

1

--

0.63

0.51

0.43

2

--

0.35

0.55

0.56

20:3

1

1.64

1.66

2.53

1.96

2.17

2

1.16

1.31

1.50

1.57

2.22

20:4

1

15.03

5.77

15.33

13.66

11.7

2

14.95

10.93

14.04

14.75

14.15

20:5

1

1.45

2.05

4.06

4.64

3.80

2

1.03

4.23

1.08

3.00

2.40

22:1

1

--

0.83

2.75

2.80

3.82

2

--

1.5

1.89

3.00

3.14

22:4

1

5.4

1.71

0.52

0.53

0.54

2

5.65

1.27

0.83

0.50

0.46

24:0

1

3.55

0.18

0.23

0.19

0.18

2

4.51

0.22

0.18

0.22

0.22

22:5

1

2.6

1.0

2.91

2.13

2.05

2

2.32

1.31

1.77

2.30

2.22

22:6

1

5.42

2.46

9.40

6.99

6.45

2

6.41

4.1

7.10

8.26

8.05

24:1

1

--

0.73

1.10

0.84

0.94

2

--

0.63

0.94

1.00

1.02

Sum of omega 3

1

11.17

6.08

16.77

14.31

12.88

2

10.64

10.44

10.23

13.75

12.37

Sum of PUFAs

1

50.2

25.82

46.83

42.59

39.43

2

42.36

35.5

38.94

42.26

40.56

Sum of UFAs

1

37.18

47.03

31.83

35.6

36.68

2

37.33

34.55

40.27

33.17

34.12


1 – Before Treatment, 2 – After Treatment

PUFAs – Polyunsaturated fatty acids

UFAs – Unsaturated fatty acids

Martirosyan et al. Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:1   doi:10.1186/1476-511X-6-1

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