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Table 5 Composition of SFA, MUFA, and PUFA in the brain after long-term administration of fish oil and krill oils

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

  SFA MUFA PUFA
1 week (μg/g brain)
 FO 51.49 ± 4.64 26.45 ± 2.58 36.81 ± 3.66
 KO 57.67 ± 1.94 28.28 ± 0.90 39.56 ± 1.34
 CKO 60.21 ± 3.33 31.34 ± 1.93 43.47 ± 2.25
2 weeks (μg/g brain)
 FO 61.34 ± 2.26 32.85 ± 1.35 44.84 ± 1.88
 KO 59.67 ± 3.30 32.36 ± 2.05 46.00 ± 3.48
 CKO 46.00 ± 3.48 30.09 ± 0.97 40.58 ± 1.19
  1. SFA: 14:0, 16:0, 18:0; MUFA: 16:1, 18:1(n-9), 18:1(n-7); PUFA: 18:2(n-6), 18:3(n-3), 18:4(n-3), 20:4(n-6), 20:5, 22:5, 22:6. Values are presented as the mean ± S.E (n = 4). One-way analysis of variance with Duncan’s multiple comparison test with mean values