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Table 7 Correlations of fatty acids between maternal and infant plasma phospholipids

From: Docosahexaenoic acid in maternal and neonatal plasma phospholipids and milk lipids of Taiwanese women in Kinmen: fatty acid composition of maternal blood, neonatal blood and breast milk

Cord blood LA AA EPA DHA
Mother blood
LA +0.38* - - -
ALA +0.36* - +0.40** -
AA - +0.40** - +0.36*
EPA - - +0.60** -
DHA - - +0.55** +0.46**
  1. *p < 0.05 **p < 0.01.