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Table 1 Comparison between whole blood and cerebrospinal fluid fatty acids levels

From: Relationship between central and peripheral fatty acids in humans

Fatty acid Whole blooda(%) CSFa(%)
C:Dn-x Common name Mean (±SE) Min Max Mean (±SE) Min Max
C16:0 palmitic acid 23.37 (0.43) 18.77 27.68 27.88 (0.76) 14.77 55.55
C16:1n-7 palmitoleic acid 2.56 (0.15) 0.75 4.43 2.71 (0.18) 0.89 7.24
C18:0 stearic acid 8.68 (0.28) 6.59 11.55 18.70 (0.78) 9.79 41.11
C18:1n-7 vaccenic acid 2.22 (0.08) 1.48 3.31 3.76 (0.17) 0.00 7.61
C18:1n-9 oleic acidc 21.21 (0.50) 15.8 26.17 25.48 (0.61) 11.74 33.94
C18:2n-6 linoleic acid 20.40 (0.53) 13.33 26.04 7.01 (0.33) 2.87 17.47
C18:3n-3 alpha-linolenic acid 0.74 (0.04) 0.46 1.42 2.54 (0.26) 0.59 16.14
C18:3n-6 gamma-linolenic acid 1.52 (0.06) 0.98 2.06 ND - -
C20:0 arachidic acid 0.26 (0.02) 0.12 0.51 ND - -
C20:1n-9 eicosenoic acid 0.24 (0.01) 0.17 0.37 1.21 (0.14) 0.00 6.14
C20:2n-6 eicosadienoic acid 1.17 (0.08) 0.30 2.01 ND - -
C20:3n-6 dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid 1.73 (0.05) 1.07 2.31 1.02 (0.12) 0.00 4.84
C20:4n-6 arachidonic acidb 8.00 (0.38) 4.78 12.47 3.47 (0.20) 0.99 9.00
C20:5n-3 eicosapentaenoic acid 2.01 (0.15) 1.04 3.87 1.87 (0.28) 0.00 10.66
C22:5n-3 docosapentaenoic acidc 1.98 (0.10) 1.06 3.17 2.94 (0.18) 0.84 8.46
C22:6n-3 docosahexaenoic acidc 3.91 (0.17) 2.54 5.92 1.41 (0.12) 0.00 5.70
Total SFA 32.31 (0.28) 29.06 35.20 46.58 (1.27) 24.57 75.94
Total MUFAb 26.26 (0.57) 18.92 31.71 33.16 (0.69) 14.55 41.21
Total omega-3 PUFAc 8.64 (0.33) 6.05 12.66 8.76 (0.55) 2.65 28.52
Total omega-6 PUFA 32.80 (0.53) 25.63 38.79 11.50 (0.49) 4.85 23.53
  Ratio omega-6:omega-3 3.92 (0.13) 2.73 5.54 1.47 (0.07) 0.41 3.45
  1. Fatty acids are expressed as a percentage of total fatty acids.
  2. an = 28, bP < 0.05 for comparison between respective whole blood and CSF fatty acid concentrations using multiple linear regression.
  3. cP < 0.05 for comparison between whole blood total omega-3 PUFA and CSF DPA (C22:5n-3) and DHA (C22:6n-3) using multiple linear regression.
  4. ND not detected.