alexa Heart and liver fatty acid composition and vitamin E content in miniature swine fed diets containing corn and menhaden oils.
Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Journal of Analytical & Bioanalytical Techniques

Author(s): Berlin E, McClure D, Banks MA, Peters RC

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Abstract Female miniature swine, 4-11 yr, were fed 15\% fat diets containing n-3 and/or n-6 polyunsaturated fat for 6 months, at 1.95 g fat/kg body weight. Liver lipids from menhaden oil-fed minipigs were elevated in the n-3 fatty acids: 20:5, 22:5 and 22:6, but heart lipids only in 20:5 and 22:6. Liver cell plasma membrane was elevated in 20:5, 22:5 and 22:6 and lowered in the n-6 acids 18:2 and 20:4 in menhaden oil-fed animals, to a greater extent than in the total tissue lipids. Liver alpha-tocopherol tended to decrease upon feeding menhaden oil, but heart alpha-tocopherol concentrations were not affected.
This article was published in Comp Biochem Physiol Physiol and referenced in Journal of Analytical & Bioanalytical Techniques

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