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Table 1 Composition of fish oil and corn oil products used as nutraceutical supplements for the study dogs suffering from osteoarthritis

From: Evaluating oxidative stress, serological- and haematological status of dogs suffering from osteoarthritis, after supplementing their diet with fish or corn oil

Component Fish oil g/100 g Corn oil g/100 g
Analyzed fatty acids
 Palmitic acid (PA), C16:0a 0.6 10.2
 Stearic acid (SA), C18:0a 4.6 1.8
 Oleic acid (OA), C18:1 ω-9b 9.7 28.6
 Linoleic acid (LA), C18:2 ω-6c 1.3 51.8
 Gamma-Linolenic acid (GLA), C18:3 ω-6c 0.7 0.1
 Eicosadienoic acid (EDA), C20:2 ω-6c 0.3 0
 Dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid (DHGLA), C20:3 ω-6c 0.4 0
 Arachidonic acid (AA), C20:4 ω-6c 2.1 0
 Palmitoleic acid (PO), C16:1 ω-7b 0.2 0.1
 α-linolenic acid (ALA), C18:3 ω-3c 0.6 1.0
 Stearidonic acid (SDA), C18:4 ω-3c 2.4 0
 Eicosatetraenoic acid (ETA), C20:4 ω-3c 1.8 0
 Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), C20:5 ω-3c 43.9 0
 Docosapentaenoic acid (DPA), C22:5 ω-3c 2.2 0
 Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), C22:6 ω-3c 11.4 0
 Other fatty acids combined 17.8 6.4
%   
 ω-3 fatty acids 63.6 1.0
 ω-6 fatty acids 4.6 51.8
 Ratio ω-6 / ω-3 0.07 52.2
 Total SAFAa 6.4 12.8
 Total MUFAb 16.4 29.5
 Total PUFAc 69.5 53.2
  1. a SAFA saturated fatty acid, b MUFA monounsaturated fatty acid, c PUFA polyunsaturated fatty acid; Source: Hielm-Björman et al. (2012) [43], with a few additions