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Table 2 Fatty acid composition of soybean oil and flaxseed oil

From: Effect of different dietary omega-3/omega-6 fatty acid ratios on reproduction in male rats

Fatty Acid   Soybean Oil Flaxseed Oil
Myristic(%) 14:0 0.06 0.03
Palmitic(%) 16:0 10.89 5.90
Palmitoleic(%) 16:1 n-7 0.14 0.11
Stearic(%) 18:0 3.25 4.36
Oleic(%) 18:1 n-9 24.5 22.96
Linoleic(%) 18:2 n-6 53.41 16.16
Linolenic(%) 18:3 n-3 7.34 49.93
Eicosanoic(%) 20:1 n-9 0.02 0.17
Eicosanoic(%) 20:1 n-7 0.04 0.17
Eicosapentaenoic(%) 20:5 n-3
Docosahexaenoic(%) 22:6 n-3
Other fatty acid(%)   0.35 0.21
Total fatty acid   100 100
Total n-3PUFAs   7.34 49.93
Total n-6PUFAs   53.41 16.16
n-3:n-6   1:7.30 1:0.32
  1. Note: Values in the table are measured values (n = 4).