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Table 1 Fatty acid composition in triglyceride (TG) of fish oil and kill oils

From: Absorption rate of krill oil and fish oil in blood and brain of rats

TG (Area %) FO1) KO2) CKO3)
14:0 0.03 ± 4) 0.00b 15.13 ± 0.09a 16.67 ± 0.10a
16:0 0.09 ± 0.00c 23.46 ± 0.02a 17.39 ± 0.04b
16:1 0.10 ± 0.00c 5.73 ± 0.04b 7.61 ± 0.05a
18:0 0.12 ± 0.00c 1.13 ± 0.01a 0.81 ± 0.01b
18:1(n-9) 0.25 ± 0.00c 11.70 ± 0.02a 10.90 ± 0.01ab
18:1(n-7) 0.09 ± 0.00b 7.97 ± 0.08a 7.51 ± 0.17a
18:2(n-6) 0.15 ± 0.00b 2.33 ± 0.04a 2.24 ± 0.01a
18:3(n-3) 0.06 ± 0.00b 0.12 ± 0.01a 0.00 ± 0.00c
18:4(n-3) 0.07 ± 0.00c 1.04 ± 0.02a 0.84 ± 0.04b
20:1(n-9) 0.11 ± 0.02a 0.06 ± 0.03a 0.00 ± 0.00b
20:2 0.19 ± 0.01a 0.06 ± 0.03b 0.00 ± 0.00c
20:4(n-6) 3.01 ± 0.01a 0.35 ± 0.02c 0.51 ± 0.00b
20:5(EPA) 57.71 ± 0.04a 19.92 ± 0.07b 22.83 ± 0.13b
22:5(DPA) 2.82 ± 0.01a 0.43 ± 0.01b 0.36 ± 0.02b
22:6(DHA) 35.21 ± 0.04a 10.60 ± 0.02c 12.33 ± 0.07b
Total 100 100 100
  1. 1)FO: Fish oil, 2)KO: Krill oil 1, 3)CKO: Krill oil 2, 4) ± Mean standard deviation, One-way analysis of variance with Duncan’s multiple comparison test with mean values