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Table 3 Breast muscle fatty acid profile mg/g wet weight muscle

From: Chicken meat nutritional value when feeding red palm oil, palm oil or rendered animal fat in combinations with linseed oil, rapeseed oil and two levels of selenium

Oil FR + SO FR + LO PO + LO RPO + LO FR + LO + RO PO + LO + RO FR + SO FR + LO PO + LO RPO + LO FR + LO + RO PO + LO + RO P model
Se level Low Low Low Low Low Low High High High High High High  
N 17 17 16 17 17 16 16 16 16 17 17 17  
16:0 1.63 1.41 1.90 1.79 1.61 1.83 2.07 1.61 1.91 2.01 1.96 2.04 0.0445
16:1n-9 0.16 0.15 0.16 0.15 0.19 0.15 0.24 0.20 0.18 0.18 0.27 0.18 0.1303
18:0 0.96abc 0.90bc 0.82c 0.81c 0.96abc 0.83c 1.11a 0.95abc 0.80c 0.83c 1.09ab 0.88c <.0001
18:1n-9 Oleic acid 2.05ab 1.89b 2.31ab 2.08ab 2.55ab 2.34ab 2.77ab 2.27ab 2.36ab 2.51ab 3.34a 2.77ab 0.0562
18:2n-6 LA 1.90ab 1.10c 1.35bc 1.32bc 1.40bc 1.45bc 2.48a 1.25bc 1.43bc 1.47bc 1.72bc 1.61bc <.0001
18:3n-3 ALA 0.12d 0.37bcd 0.45bc 0.41bcd 0.58ab 0.51b 0.17cd 0.48bc 0.48bc 0.52b 0.82a 0.65ab <.0001
20:4n-6 AA 0.62a 0.30b 0.31b 0.32b 0.30b 0.31b 0.62a 0.30b 0.31b 0.31b 0.31b 0.32b <.0001
20:5n-3 EPA 0.03c 0.19ab 0.18ab 0.18ab 0.18ab 0.17b 0.03c 0.20a 0.18ab 0.18ab 0.18ab 0.19ab <.0001
22:5n-3 DPA 0.14c 0.31ab 0.31ab 0.32ab 0.32ab 0.30ab 0.13c 0.31ab 0.28b 0.31ab 0.33a 0.31ab <.0001
22:6n-3 DHA 0.14cd 0.21a 0.19ab 0.20a 0.19ab 0.20ab 0.12d 0.18ab 0.16bc 0.20ab 0.20ab 0.19ab <.0001
Sum SFAI 2.67 2.39 2.78 2.66 2.66 2.71 3.31 2.66 2.77 2.90 3.18 2.98 0.1602
Sum MUFAII 2.26ab 2.10b 2.50ab 2.25ab 2.81ab 2.52ab 3.08ab 2.54ab 2.57ab 2.71ab 3.69a 2.98ab 0.0639
Sum PUFAIII 3.40ab 2.88b 3.18ab 3.13ab 3.41ab 3.36ab 4.05a 3.13ab 3.22ab 3.39ab 4.06a 3.68ab 0.0078
Sum all FA 8.34 7.38 8.46 8.04 8.88 8.59 10.44 8.32 8.55 8.99 10.92 9.64 0.0677
Sum n-3 LC PUFAIV 0.31c 0.71a 0.68ab 0.70a 0.68ab 0.67ab 0.29c 0.68ab 0.62b 0.68ab 0.71a 0.69ab <.0001
n-6:n-3V 5.85b 1.30c 1.48c 1.49c 1.37c 1.49c 6.54a 1.34c 1.60c 1.50c 1.34c 1.46c <.0001
LA:ALA 17.23a 3.24b 3.23b 3.69b 2.82b 3.12b 17.37a 3.01b 3.59b 3.21b 2.43b 2.81b <.0001
AA:EPA 19.04a 1.59b 1.76b 1.84b 1.66b 1.86b 19.05a 1.54b 1.73b 1.81b 1.71b 1.74b <.0001
AA:n-3LCPUFA 2.03b 0.42c 0.46c 0.47c 0.44c 0.47c 2.20a 0.44c 0.50c 0.46c 0.44c 0.46c <.0001
  1. Statistically significant differences between groups are indicated by differing superscript letters a-d (P < 0.05, REGW multiple range test).
  2. ISFA: 14:0, 15:0, 16:0, 17:0, 18:0, 20:0.
  3. IIMUFA: 14:1n-9, 16:1n-9, 18:1t6n-11, 18:1n-9.
  4. IIIPUFA: 18:2n-11, 18:2n-6, 18.3n-6, 18:3n-3, 20:2n-6, 20:3n-6, 20:3n-3, 20:4n-6, 20:5n-3, 22:5n-3, 22:6n-3.
  5. IVn-3 LC PUFA: EPA + DPA + DHA.
  6. Vn-6: LA + AA , n-3: ALA + EPA + DPA + + DHA.