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Table 4 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 Se level  
FR + SO FR + LO PO + LO RPO + LO FR + LO + RO PO + LO + RO
n = 32 n = 33 n = 32 n = 34 n = 34 n = 33 Low High P (Oil source) P (Se) P (Oil source*Se)
16:0 1.84 1.50 1.91 1.90 1.79 1.94 1.69b 1.94a 0.0619 0.0070 0.8080
16:1n-9 0.20 0.17 0.17 0.16 0.23 0.16 0.16b 0.21a 0.1661 0.0088 0.8685
18:0 1.03a 0.93ab 0.81b 0.82b 1.03a 0.85b 0.88b 0.94a <.0001 0.0223 0.3650
18:1n-9, Oleic acid 2.39ab 2.07b 2.33ab 2.29ab 2.94a 2.56ab 2.20b 2.67a 0.0778 0.0070 0.8406
18:2n-6 LA 2.17a 1.17b 1.39b 1.40b 1.56b 1.53b 1.42b 1.65a <.0001 0.0089 0.6400
18:3n-3 ALA 0.15c 0.42b 0.47b 0.47b 0.70a 0.58ab 0.41b 0.53a <.0001 0.0056 0.6982
20:4n-6 AA 0.62a 0.30b 0.31b 0.32b 0.31b 0.32b 0.36 0.36 <.0001 0.8663 0.8111
20:5n-3 EPA 0.03c 0.19a 0.18b 0.18b 0.18ab 0.18b 0.16b 0.16a <.0001 0.1997 0.4032
22:5n-3 DPA 0.14c 0.31ab 0.30b 0.31ab 0.32a 0.31ab 0.28 0.28 <.0001 0.4601 0.2163
22:6n-3 DHA 0.13b 0.19a 0.18a 0.20a 0.19a 0.20a 0.19 0.18 <.0001 0.0318 0.2189
Sum SFAI 2.97 2.52 2.77 2.78 2.92 2.85 2.64b 2.96a 0.3162 0.0085 0.7112
Sum MUFAII 2.64 2.31 2.54 2.48 3.25 2.76 2.41b 2.93a 0.0890 0.0071 0.8448
Sum PUFAIII 3.71a 3.00b 3.20ab 3.26ab 3.73a 3.53ab 3.23b 3.59a 0.0061 0.0077 0.7389
Sum n3-LC PUFAIV 0.30b 0.70a 0.65a 0.69a 0.70a 0.68a 0.62 0.62 <.0001 0.2208 0.1220
Sum all FA 9.32 7.83 8.51 8.52 9.90 9.13 8.28b 9.48a 0.1025 0.0072 0.7818
AA:EPA 19.05a 1.57b 1.75b 1.82b 1.68b 1.80b 4.68 4.36 <.0001 0.8936 0.9999
  1. Two-way ANOVA with oil and Se level as class variables. Statistically significant differences between groups are indicated by differing superscript letters a-b (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.