Skip to main content

Table 4 Fatty acid profile and dietary indices

From: Influence of an increased content of pea and yellow lupin protein in the diet of pigs on meat quality

Fatty acid (% of total FA) Feeding group
C E1 E2 SEM P < 
SFA1
Lauric (C12:0) 0.424 0.421 0.386 0.029 0.839
Myristic (C14:0) 1.316 1.186 1.136 0.041 0.183
Pentadecanoic (C15:0) 0.367 0.313 0.348 0.017 0.422
Palmitic (C16:0) 18.990 19.026 19.227 0.194 0.870
Margaric (C17:0) 0.401 0.335 0.344 0.017 0.235
Stearic (C18:0) 9.535 9.753 9.887 0.146 0.616
Total SFA 44.022 43.630 43.302 0.365 0.369
MUFA2
Palmitoleic (C16:1n-7) 3.222 2.844a 3.279b 0.070 0.019
Oleic (C18:1n-9) 33.712 34.265 35.216 0.386 0.278
C18:1n-7 3.470 3.321 3.575 0.050 0.115
Eicosenoic (C20:1n-9) 0.669 0.674 0.661 0.011 0.892
Total MUFA 43.251 42.957 44.577 0.411 0.233
PUFA3
Linoleic (C18:2n-6) 7.731 8.784 7.573 0.241 0.081
Alpha-linolenic (C18:3n-3) 0.601 0.720 0.581 0.035 0.228
Eikosadienoic (C20:2n-6) 0.392 0.345 0.360 0.015 0.452
Eicosatrienoic (C20:3n-6) 0.335 0.311 0.344 0.018 0.477
Arachidonic (C20:4n-6) 1.358 1.314 1.514 0.046 0.182
EPA (C20:5n-3) 0.484 0.402 0.379 0.025 0.196
DHA (C22:6n-3) 0.509 0.366 0.452 0.027 0.098
Total PUFA 12.727 13.413 12.121 0.284 0.395
Indices
Total PUFAn-6 10.657 11.423 10.527 0.253 0.299
Total PUFA n-3 1.930 1.798 1.757 0.075 0.619
PUFA n-6/PUFA n-3 6.352 6.812 6.221 0.305 0.714
AI4 0.444 0.432 0.427 0.007 0.622
TI5 0.768 0.764 0.777 0.011 0.893
SFA/uSFA6 0.786 0.774 0.764 0.012 0.446
  1. (ab) Row means with different superscripts differ significantly at P < 0.05
  2. 1SFA saturated fatty acid, 2MUFA monounsaturated fatty acid, 3PUFA polyunsaturated fatty acid, 4AI atherogenic index, 5TI thrombogenic index, 6uSFA unsaturated fatty acid