Fatty acids (g/100 g of total fatty acids) Shark liver oil Ecomer® Regular chow Nuvital® (AR-1)
Lauric acid (12:0) 1.0 ± 0.05 -
Myristic acid (14:0) 4.8 ± 0.2 -
Palmitic acid (16:0) 32.6 ± 2.0 20.7 ± 3.8
Palmitoleic acid(16:1n-7) 6.5 ± 0.5 -
Estearic acid (18:0) 1.6 ± 0.07 2.3 ± 0.04
Oleic acid (18:1n-9) 28.2 ± 1.6 19.5 ± 1.5
Linoleic acid (18:2n-6) 1.9 ± 0.4 51.3 ± 4.2
α-Linolenic acid (18:3n-3) 0.6 ± 0.08 5.0 ± 0.2
Araquidonic acid (20:4n-6) 0.9 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.07
EPA (20:5n-3) 4.5 ± 0.3 -
DHA (22:6n-3) 12.6 ± 1.0 -
Data are presented as mean ± SEM of 3 independent measurements
Table 2A: Fatty acids profile obtained by HPLC analysis of regular chow provide to all groups and of shark liver oil capsule.