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Table 2 Ratios of n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) to n-3 PUFAs in the intestinal segments

From: Dietary intake of n-3 PUFAs modifies the absorption, distribution and bioavailability of fatty acids in the mouse gastrointestinal tract

ISN Control group n-3 group n-6 group
1 11.67 ± 1.19 1.34 ± 0.07 29.07 ± 2.24
2 12.18 ± 1.25 1.28 ± 0.03 30.19 ± 2.55
3 12.66 ± 1.43 1.41 ± 0.20 32.53 ± 2.53
4 12.89 ± 0.53 1.30 ± 0.14 32.05 ± 1.80
5 12.46 ± 0.99 1.25 ± 0.09 31.48 ± 2.50
6 11.50 ± 1.46 1.35 ± 0.16 26.77 ± 2.82
7 11.48 ± 1.30 1.39 ± 0.14 22.83 ± 2.46
8 10.73 ± 1.42 2.70 ± 0.52 20.22 ± 1.69
9 11.51 ± 1.30 2.73 ± 0.30 15.10 ± 1.92
10 10.65 ± 1.25 1.73 ± 0.06 25.13 ± 1.65
11 9.97 ± 1.26 1.32 ± 0.26 26.72 ± 1.59
12 11.61 ± 1.11 1.83 ± 0.26 30.98 ± 1.24
13 10.35 ± 1.53 2.68 ± 0.25 26.64 ± 1.63
14 10.83 ± 1.82 2.88 ± 0.35 25.11 ± 1.96
15 11.35 ± 1.10 3.03 ± 0.34 22.07 ± 1.49
16 10.36 ± 0.47 2.23 ± 0.37 25.13 ± 1.43
17 11.90 ± 1.15 2.23 ± 0.09 31.13 ± 1.28
  1. Values are \( \overline{x}\kern0.5em \pm \kern0.5em s \), differences of ratios of n-6 PUFAs to n-3 PUFAs in all the intestinal segments were significant among Control, n-3 and n-6 groups (P < 0.05 by ANOVA)