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Table 2 Polar lipid and cholesterol contents of the 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

Lipid Algal oil Krill oil
Phosphatidylcholine 2.34 26.77
1-Lysophosphatidylcholine - 0.32
2- Lysophosphatidylcholine 0.73 2.64
Phosphatidylinositol 0.57 -
Phosphatidylethanolamine - 1.59
Lysophosphatidylethanolamine - 0.18
N-Acyl-Phosphatidylethanolamine - 1.52
Phosphatidylglycerol 1.36 -
Other phospholipid 0.94 0.37
Digalactosydiacylglycerol 8.8 -
Monogalactosydiacylglycerol 2.5 -
Total polar lipids 17.25 33.39
Cholesterol 0.05 2.1
  1. Data are % of oil. Neither oil contained detectable amounts of lysophosphatidylinositol, phosphatidylserine, lysophosphatidylserine, sphingolipids, diphosphatidylglycerol, phosphatidic acid or lysophosphatidic acid.