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Table 2 Fatty acid composition of 10 % safflower oil and 2 % fish oil, 8 % safflower oil diets

From: Brain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids modulate microglia cell number and morphology in response to intracerebroventricular amyloid-β 1-40 in mice

  10 % Safflower oil 2 % Fish oil, 8 % safflower oil
Fatty acid composition
 14:0 n.d 2.7
 16:0 8.0 10.3
 16:1n-7 n.d 3.1
 18:0 2.9 2.8
 18:1n-9 15.5 13.6
 18:1n-7 0.7 1.1
 18:2n-6 70.7 59.9
 18:3n-3 0.5 0.8
 EPA n.d 2.6
 DHA n.d 1.5
  1. Fatty acid percent compositions are calculated as the percentage of the total identified fatty acids and are means of triplicate analysis. Other fatty acids are present at levels <0.5 % of total fatty acids not shown
  2. n.d. not detected