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Table 2 Fatty acid profile and peroxidisability index of two experimental diets with supposed opposite inflammatory and oxidative profile

From: Failure of a dietary model to affect markers of inflammation in domestic cats

% of total FA MFn-3 diet HFn-6 diet
SFA 32.6 35.4
MUFA 36.2 44.3
PUFA 26.3 17.7
C18:2n-6 (LA) 17.95 14.94
C18:3n-6 0.09 0.07
C20:2n-6 0.36 0.36
C20:3n-6 0.11 0.10
C20:4n-6 (AA) 0.53 0.33
C22:4n-6 0.16 0.11
C22:5n-6 0.07 0.01
n-6 PUFA 19.3 15.9
C18:3n-3 1.69 1.48
C20:3n-3 0.12 0.09
C20:4n-3 0.30 0.02
C20:5n-3 (EPA) 1.98 0.06
C22:5n-3 (DPA) 0.82 0.10
C22:6n-3 (DHA) 2.09 0.07
n-3 PUFA 7.0 1.8
n-6:n-3 2.8 8.8
AA:(EPA + DHA) 0.19 2.06
PI1 60.9 23.2
  1. FA, fatty acid; SFA, saturated fatty acids; MUFA, monounsaturated fatty acids; PUFA, polyunsaturated fatty acids; LA, linoleic acid; AA, arachidonic acid; EPA, eicosapentaenoic acid; DPA, docosapentaenoic acid; DHA, docosahexaenoic acid; PI, peroxidisability index.
  2. 1PI, calculated according to Du et al. with FA expressed as% of total FA [25].