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Table 2 Fatty acid content of diets

From: Reduced acute neuroinflammation and improved functional recovery after traumatic brain injury by α-linolenic acid supplementation in mice

Fatty acid Low ALA diet (weight %) Adequate ALA diet (weight %)
Lauric acid (12:0) 36.06 ± 0.80 35.29 ± 1.61
Myristic acid (14:0) 17.90 ± 0.17 16.64 ± 0.15
Palmitic acid (16:0) 11.35 ± 0.09 10.90 ± 0.19
Stearic acid (18:0) 12.06 ± 0.07 11.71 ± 0.20
Oleic acid (18:1n9) 3.85 ± 0.06 4.47 ± 0.16
Vaccenic acid (18:1n7) 0.26 ± 0.00 0.27 ± 0.01
Linoleic acid (18:2n6) 18.19 ± 0.47 17.19 ± 0.68
γ-Linolenic acid (18:3n6) N.D. 0.07 ± 0.06
Arachidonic acid (20:4n6) N.D. N.D.
α-Linolenic acid (18:3n3) 0.04 ± 0.04 3.08 ± 0.15
Docosahexaenoic acid (22:6n3) N.D. N.D.
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD (n = 3)
  2. N.D. not detected