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Table 6 Fatty acid composition of HPL krill oil, LPL krill oil and corn oil used in the study

From: Supplementation of krill oil with high phospholipid content increases sum of EPA and DHA in erythrocytes compared with low phospholipid krill oil

Fatty acid (% of total fatty acids) HPL Krill oil LPL Krill oil Corn oil
C12 (Lauric) 0.27 0 0.13
C14 (Myristic) 11.82 2.33 0.00
C14:1 (Myristoleic) 0.16 0 0.00
C15 (Pentadecanoic) 0.47 0.18 0.00
C16 (Palmitic) 22.11 12.56 15.01
C16:1 (Palmitoleic) 6.09 2.19 0.00
C17 (Margaric) 2.02 0.17 0.00
C18 (Stearic) 1.39 2.39 3.31
C18:1n9 (Oleic) 13.28 7.89 1.08
C18:1n7 (Vaccenic) 7.56 4.30 0.00
C18:2n6 (Linoleic) 2.06 1.57 77.57
C18:3n6 (gamma-Linolenic) 0.00 0.25 0.00
C18:3n3 (alpha-Linolenic) 0.93 0.96 1.61
C18:4n3 (Moroctic) 2.70 1.78 0.00
C20 (Arachidic) 0.00 0.25 0.57
C20:1n9 (Eicosenoic) 0.80 1.01 0.44
C20:2n6 (Eicosadienoic) 0.41 0.20 0.00
C20:4n6 (Arachidonic) 0.40 1.40 0.00
C20:4n3 (Eicosatetraenoic) 0.26 1.1 0.00
C20:5n3 (Eicosapentaenoic) 16.44 31.92 0.00
C21:5n3 (Docosapentaenoic) 0 1.14 0
C22 (Behenic) 0.00 0 0.27
C22:1n11 (Cetoleic) 0 0.82 0
C22:1n9 (Euricic) 0.56 0.72 0.00
C22:2n9 (Docosadienoic) 0.43 0 0.00
C22:5n6 (Docosapentaenoic) 0 0.42 0
C22:5n3 (Docosapentaenoic) 0.38 3.07 0.00
C22:6n3 (Docosahexaenoic) 9.48 20.53 0.00
C24:1n9 (Nervonic) 0.00 0.86 0.00
Total n-3 PUFA 30.18 60.49 1.61
Total n-6 PUFA 2.86 3.84 77.57
Total n-9 PUFA 15.07 10.48 1.52
Total PUFA 33.47 64.33 79.18
Total MUFA 28.46 17.80 1.52
Total SFA 38.07 17.88 19.30