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Table 1 Fatty acid composition of study supplements

From: Acute appearance of fatty acids in human plasma – a comparative study between polar-lipid rich oil from the microalgae Nannochloropsis oculata and krill oil in healthy young males

Fatty acid Algal oil Krill oil
Lauric (12:0) 0.33 0.14
Myristic (14:0) 2.48 5.02
Myristoleic (14:1n-5) - 0.36
Pentadecanoic (15:0) 0.28 0.19
Palmitic (16:0) 9.63 12.05
Palmitoleic (16:1n-7) 11.68 3.31
Heptadecanoic (17:0) 0.11 0.06
Stearic (18:0) 0.14 0.58
Oleic (18:1n-9) 1.06 5.96
Cis-Vaccenic (18:1n-7) 0.35 3.93
Linoleic (18:2n-6) 1.24 1.05
γ-Linolenic (18:3n-6) 0.16 0.08
Dihomo-γ-linolenic (20:3n-6) 0.42 -
Arachidonic (20:4n-6) 5.3 0.37
Eicosapentaenoic (EPA; 20:5n-3) 25.06 13.63
Docosapentaenoic (DPA; 22:5n-3) - 0.32
Docosahexaenoic (DHA; 22:6n-3) - 7.17
Others 11.14 5.75
Total 69.38 65.04
  1. Data are % of oil.