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Table 1 Fatty acid profile of the experimental dietsa

From: Dietary supplementation of α-linolenic acid induced conversion of n-3 LCPUFAs and reduced prostate cancer growth in a mouse model

  Dietc, %
Fatty acid CON L-ALA H-ALA EPA n-6 n-3
14:0 1.09 ± 0.01 1.13 ± 0.08 0.75 ± 0.03 1.06 ± 0.00 1.15 ± 0.07 1.17 ± 0.03
15:0 0.09 ± 0.00 0.09 ± 0.01 0.08 ± 0.01 0.09 ± 0.00 0.10 ± 0.10 0.09 ± 0.01
16:0 24.9 ± 0.20 24.7 ± 0.26 13.8 ± 0.45 21.2 ± 0.23 23.2 ± 0.16 25.2 ± 0.18
16:1 0.97 ± 0.02 0.51 ± 0.03 0.31 ± 0.01 0.58 ± 0.01 0.25 ± 0.02 0.61 ± 0.03
17:0 0.15 ± 0.01 0.12 ± 0.01 0.08 ± 0.00 0.13 ± 0.03 0.13 ± 0.00 0.13 ± 0.01
18:0 6.26 ± 0.08 4.96 ± 0.16 2.86 ± 0.06 5.48 ± 0.06 5.66 ± 0.02 5.35 ± 0.13
18:1 53.0 ± 0.11 36.7 ± 0.30 21.3 ± 0.02 37.2 ± 0.40 28.0 ± 0.14 39.3 ± 0.16
18:2 11.9 ± 0.07 13.4 ± 0.01 16.7 ± 0.13 15.5 ± 0.10 39.9 ± 0.08 10.6 ± 0.10
18:3 0.60 ± 0.02 17.2 ± 0.12 42.4 ± 0.61 1.16 ± 0.03 0.39 ± 0.04 0.44 ± 0.01
20:0 0.67 ± 0.01 0.93 ± 0.13 1.68 ± 0.20 0.56 ± 0.01 0.58 ± 0.01 0.51 ± 0.02
20:1 0.31 ± 0.01 0.19 ± 0.01 0.12 ± 0.01 0.47 ± 0.01 0.23 ± 0.01 0.34 ± 0.02
20:4 n-6 NDb ND ND 0.97 ± 0.03 ND 0.57 ± 0.02
20:4 n-3 ND ND ND 0.60 ± 0.01 ND 0.31 ± 0.01
20:5 ND ND ND 12.9 ± 0.41 ND 7.03 ± 0.15
22:0 ND ND ND 0.20 ± 0.02 0.35 ± 0.03 ND
22:5 n-6 ND ND ND ND ND 0.58 ± 0.00
22:5 n-3 ND ND ND 0.38 ± 0.01 ND 0.69 ± 0.01
22:6 ND ND ND 1.62 ± 0.11 ND 7.01 ± 0.08
  1. aValues are means ± SEMs (n = 3)
  2. bND, not detected
  3. cData expressed as percentage of total fatty acids. L-ALA, low-ALA; H-ALA, high-ALA; CON, control