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Table 2 Value of the B3 index in the subjects studied

From: Fatty acids, membrane viscosity, serotonin and ischemic heart disease

Fatty acid MP/Mwt Normal subjects
(average ± SD)
B3 index Depressive
(average ± SD)
B3 index Ischemic
(average ± SD)
B3 index
C 16:0 0.246 20.68 ± 2.15 5.089 17.92 ± 4.462 4.408 23.32 ± 3.17 5.737
C 18:2 n6 -0.018 19.40 ± 2.69 -0.348 16.71 ± 3.359 -0,301 10.51 ± 3.44 -0.189
C 20:4 n6 -0.164 14.06 ± 2.41 -2.306 19.03 ± 3.839 -3.121 15.17 ± 3.01 -2.488
    2,434   0.986   3.060