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Table 1 Fatty acid composition (mol %) of total lipids of PVAT from CD and FRD rats

From: Early alterations in vascular contractility associated to changes in fatty acid composition and oxidative stress markers in perivascular adipose tissue

FA CD FRD
14:0 (myristic acid) 1.9 ± 0.13 2.6 ± 0.10 ***
16:0 (palmitic acid) 27.6 ± 1.03 32.3 ± 0.70 **
16:1 (palmitoleic acid) 1.0 ± 0.09 0.5 ± 0.05 ***
18:0 (stearic acid) 19.4 ± 0.65 24.1 ± 0.65 ***
18:1 (oleic acid) 12.8 ± 0.35 10.0 ± 0.20 ***
18:2 n-6 (linoleic acid) 15.4 ± 0.33 15.9 ± 0.60
18:3 n-3 (α and γ linolenic acids) 0.2 ± 0.02 0.2 ± 0.01
20:3 n-6 (eicosatrienoic acid) 0.3 ± 0.02 0.1 ± 0.02 ***
20:4 n-6 (arachidonic acid) 21.6 ± 1.53 14.5 ± 0.90 ***
Σ SatMono 3.62 ± 0.08 5.72 ± 0.13 ***
Σ PUFA 37.5 ± 0.74 30.7 ± 0.45 ***
Σ SatPUFA 1.31 ± 0.04 1.93 ± 0.03 ***
  1. The values represent the means ± SEM; n = 11 animals for each group. Asterisks indicate P values for differences between CD and FRD; ***< 0.001, ** < 0.01.
  2. CD: control; FRD: fructose-fed rats; Sat: saturated; Mono: monounsaturated; PUFA: polyunsaturated fatty acids.