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Table 2 SHR erythrocyte saturated fatty acid composition (%total fatty acids) following the consumption of diets with a 25:1 ω-6/ω-3 FAR for 6 weeks§

From: Green leafy vegetables in diets with a 25:1 omega-6/omega-3 fatty acid ratio modify the erythrocyte fatty acid profile of spontaneously hypertensive rats

   Dietary Group
Fatty acid Structure AIN-76A C CG PL SPG
Capric C10:0 nd nd nd nd nd
Undecanoic C11:0 nd nd nd nd nd
Lauric C12:0 0.24 ± 0.00a 0.43 ± 0.22ab 0.06 ± 0.01a 0.12 ± 0.04ab 0.16 ± 0.06b
Tridecyclic C13:0 nd nd nd nd nd
Myristic C14:0 0.17 ± 0.02a 0.23 ± 0.05ab 0.15 ± 0.03a 0.20 ± 0.03ab 0.29 ± 0.04b
Pentadecanoic C15:0 0.12 ± 0.01a 0.14 ± 0.01ab 0.13 ± 0.01ab 0.17 ± 0.02ab 0.18 ± 0.01b
Palmitic C16:0 60.08 ± 5.47a 27.08 ± 1.61b 24.71 ± 1.60b 23.77 ± 0.90b 23.05 ± 0.46b
Heptadecanoic C17:0 nd nd nd nd nd
Stearic C18:0 11.15 ± 2.80a 16.80 ± 1.04b 16.33 ± 1.05b 15.01 ± 0.52ab 14.52 ± 0.29ab
Arachidic C20:0 nd 0.20 ± 0.01 nd nd nd
Behenic C22:0 nd nd nd nd nd
Lignoceric C24:0 nd nd nd nd nd
Total SFAs   71.82 ± 3.43 a 45.25 ± 2.36 b 41.72 ± 2.71 b 39.65 ± 1.41 b 38.63 ± 0.80 b
  1. §Data are (expressed as) mean percentage ± SE. Values in the same row that do not share the same superscript letter are significantly different according to analysis of variance and Duncan’s post hoc procedures (p < .05); nd not detected