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Table 5 Fatty acid composition (grams pr 100 g diet) of the feeds as determined from reference values for the soy and krill oils mixed into the feeds

From: Krill oil attenuates left ventricular dilatation after myocardial infarction in rats

Fatty acid Control diet Krill oil diet
  g/100 g diet
Palmitic acid 0.68 0.68
Stearic acid 0.29 0.20
Oleic acid 1.46 1.12
Linoleic acid 3.27 2.12
Alpha-linolenic acid 0.44 0.30
EPA 0 0.30
DHA 0 0.17
Arachidonic acid 0.01 0.01
SFA 1.02 1.00
MUFA 1.48 1.18
PUFA n-3 0.44 0.83
PUFA n-6 3.27 2.12
PUFA n-3/n-6 0.13 0.39
  1. FA, fatty acids; EPA, eicosapentaenoic acid; DHA, docosahexaenoic acid; SFA, saturated FA; MUFA, monounsaturated FA; PUFA, polyunsaturated FA.