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Table 1 Fatty acid composition of the experimental diets (g/100g lipids; n = 3).

From: Dietary enrichment of apolipoprotein E-deficient mice with extra virgin olive oil in combination with seal oil inhibits atherogenesis

Fatty acids Control Corn oil EVO1/n-3
C14:0 0.25 ± 0.01 0.28 ± 0.02 0.38 ± 0.02
C16:0 23.61 ± 0.20 23.32 ± 0.22 23.16 ± 0.03
C16:1n-7 0.23 ± 0.00 0.23 ± 0.00 0.73 ± 0.01
C18:0 31.45 ± 0.19 30.25 ± 0.09 30.26 ± 0.08
C18:1n-9 29.90 ± 0.24 30.12 ± 0.07 31.30 ± 0.03
C18:1n-7 0.54 ± 0.01 0.55 ± 0.01 0.66 ± 0.01
C18:2n-6 7.03 ± 0.08 9.49 ± 0.05 6.94 ± 0.01
C18:3n-3 0.63 ± 0.00 0.64 ± 0.00 0.64 ± 0.00
C20:0 1.00 ± 0.01 0.98 ± 0.01 0.97 ± 0.01
C20:1n-9 0.12 ± 0.00 0.10 ± 0.00 0.37 ± 0.03
C22:0 0.21 ± 0.00 0.20 ± 0.00 0.20 ± 0.00
C20:5n-3 nd nd 0.18 ± 0.00
C22:5n-3 nd nd 0.11 ± 0.00
C22:6n-3 nd nd 0.23 ± 0.01
Σ saturated FA2 56.52 ± 0.36 55.03 ± 0.20 54.98 ± 0.09
Σ monounsaturated FA 30.70 ± 0.29 30.93 ± 0.08 33.06 ± 0.04
Σ polyunsaturated FA 7.66 ± 0.08 10.13 ± 0.05 8.10 ± 0.02
n-3 polyunsaturated FA 0.63 ± 0.00 0.64 ± 0.00 1.16 ± 0.02
  1. 1EVO, extra virgin olive oil. FA, fatty acids