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Table 2 Plasma concentration of major unesterified fatty acids in 4, 12 and 24 month old rats

From: Selective remodeling of cardiolipin fatty acids in the aged rat heart

Fatty Acid 4 Months (nmol/ml) 12 Months (nmol/ml) 24 Months (nmol/ml)
Palmitic acid (16:0) 450 ± 85 396 ± 142 293 ± 162
Stearic acid (18:0) 130 ± 17 112 ± 26 86 ± 23 *
Oleic acid (18:1n-9) 281 ± 75 291 ± 156 226 ± 148
Linoleic acid (18:2n-6) 366 ± 94 397 ± 231 254 ± 135
Arachidonic acid (20:4n-6) 69 ± 16 73 ± 33 56 ± 18
Docosahexaenoic acid (22:6n-3) 20 ± 7 21 ± 10 16 ± 7
  1. Data are mean ± SD n = 6 per group. * p < 0.05 vs 4 Months