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Table 1 Fatty acid composition of oils and mixed diets supplemented to mice

From: Protective effects of various ratios of DHA/EPA supplementation on high-fat diet-induced liver damage in mice

Fatty acid mg per 100 mg total fatty acid
Sunflower
seed oil
Fish oil Algae oil Basic feed HFD I HFD II DHA DHA/EPA
2:1
DHA/EPA
1:1
DHA/EPA
1:2
C14:0 0.1 0.3 8.7 0 0 0 2.6 1.4 0.8 0.1
C14:1 0 0.2 0.3 0 0 0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
C15:0 0 0.5 0.2 0 0 0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
C16:0 6.5 10.1 15.8 27.0 42.0 43.7 9.6 8.6 8.1 8
C16:1 0.1 4.7 3.5 0 1.8 1.7 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.5
C17:0 0 0.1 0.3 0 0 0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0
C17:1 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0
C18:0 5.2 2.8 0 4.7 0.2 0.3 3.9 4.4 4.6 4.9
C18:1 24.9 7.9 13.5 21.2 16.5 15.6 22.8 22.2 22.4 22.2
C18:2(LA)n-6 60.7 1.9 1.6 36.9 21.5 21.7 46.4 48.4 49.3 49.9
C18:3(ALA)n-3 0 2 0 0 16.0 15.3 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.2
C20:1 0 0.1 0.3 0 0.13 0.12 0.1 0.1 0.1 0
C20:2 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.1
C20:4(AA)n-6 0 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.19 0.20 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4
C20:5(EPA)n-3 0.2 35.1 0 0 0 0 0.2 4.3 6.2 8.1
C22:1 0 0.3 3.5 0 0 0 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.1
C22:5(DPA)n-3 0 2.4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.3 0.4 0.6
C22:6(DHA)n-3 0 18.2 40.1 0 0 0 11.8 8 6 4.3
Total n-6 60.7 3.4 2.1 36.9 21.5 21.7 46.6 48.6 49.6 50.3
Total n-3 0.2 57.7 40.1 0 16.0 15.3 12.0 12.8 13 13.2
n6/n3      1.3 1.4 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.8
DHA/EPA 0 1.9 0 0 0 0 59.0 1.9 1 0.5