Table 5: Effect of Partial Menhaden Oil Substitution on Fatty Acid % Composition of Liver Measured by Gas Chromatography.

Condition16 : 018 : 018 : 118 : 220 : 420 : 522 : 6

Control (10) 2 1 . 2 ± 0 . 2 1 7 . 3 ± 0 . 3 9 . 8 ± 0 . 3 1 3 . 8 ± 0 . 4 2 4 . 8 ± 0 . 3 0 . 2 ± 0 . 1 5 . 2 ± 0 . 3
Diabetic (10) 1 7 . 0 ± 0 . 3 a 2 3 . 0 ± 0 . 3 a 7 . 3 ± 0 . 1 a 1 4 . 6 ± 0 . 4 2 5 . 8 ± 0 . 5 0 . 1 ± 0 . 1 6 . 5 ± 0 . 4
Diabetic + Menhaden oil (10) 2 0 . 5 ± 0 . 3 b 1 9 . 4 ± 0 . 3 b 6 . 1 ± 0 . 1 a 1 3 . 1 ± 0 . 4 1 2 . 5 ± 0 . 5 a , b 4 . 5 ± 0 . 2 a , b 1 7 . 4 ± 0 . 7 a , b

Fatty acid unsaturation index: Control 1 . 7 8 ± 0 . 0 5 ; Diabetic 1 . 8 6 ± 0 . 0 3 ; Diabetic + Menhaden oil 2 . 1 6 ± 0 . 0 6 a , b . Data are presented as the mean ± S.E.M. a 𝑃 < 0 . 0 5 compared to control; b 𝑃 < 0 . 0 5 compared to diabetic. Parentheses indicate the number of experimental animals.