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Table 1 Right Ventricular Phospholipid Composition in Sham Mice

From: ω-3 Polyunsaturated fatty acids prevent pressure overload-induced ventricular dilation and decrease in mitochondrial enzymes despite no change in adiponectin

  WILD TYPE ADIPONECTIN-/-
Fatty Acid (% of total) STD ω-3 PUFA STD ω-3 PUFA
Docosahexaenoic Acid (C22:6n3) 30.5 ± 1.2 50.5 ± 2.2# 30.3 ± 1. 2 51.5 ± 0.9#
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (C20:5n3) BQL 1.9 ± 0.2# BQL 1.6 ± 0.2#
Arachidonic Acid (C20:4n6) 8.3 ± 0.3 1.8 ± 0.1# 9.0 ± 0.4 1.8 ± 0.1#
Palmitic Acid (C16:0) 14.6 ± 0.5 13.3 ± 0.6 13.9 ± 0.1 13.8 ± 0.4
Stearic Acid (C18:0) 17.7 ± 0.4 15.6 ± 0.6# 17.5 ± 0.2 15.0 ± 0.2#
Oleic Acid (C18:1n9) 8.8 ± 0.4 6.6 ± 0.6# 9.0 ± 0.5 5.6 ± 0.4#
Linoleic Acid (C18:2n6) 16.0 ± 0.7 7.7 ± 0.4# 16.5 ± 0.4 8.1 ± 0.3#
  1. Values are mean ± SEM; n = 6/group. # P < 0.05 vs. standard chow diet. BQL, below quantifiable limits; TAC, transverse aortic constriction; STD, standard chow.