Table 7: Fatty acid compositions of the plasma and blood cell membrane of pups, on days 8 and 21 after birth, nursed by dams fed the soybean oil or shortening diet.
(a)

Days after birth 8
GroupPlasmaBlood cell membrane
SOD SHDSODSHD

910910
Saturated45.1 ± 3.46a40.0 ± 2.12b40.3 ± 1.90b39.4 ± 1.74b
Monounsaturated11.6 ± 1.98c26.0 ± 2.54a17.0 ± 2.93b26.0 ± 2.72a
 18:1 transn.d.c7.18 ± 1.20an.d.c5.82 ± 1.00b
Polyunsaturated
 n-639.8 ± 1.31a24.8 ± 3.21b36.1 ± 3.24a24.7 ± 3.85b
 n-33.33 ± 0.86b1.85 ± 0.57c5.15 ± 1.29a 2.72 ± 0.91bc
 n-6/n-312.013.47.019.08
 Unknown0.170.171.452.36

(b)

Days after birth21
GroupPlasmaBlood cell membrane
SOD SHDSODSHD

10101010
Saturated31.9 ± 1.72b30.5 ± 9.65b39.1 ± 3.48a36.9 ± 2.66a
Monounsaturated13.1 ± 1.39c29.1 ± 2.83a17.5 ± 1.71b28.1 ± 1.64a
 18:1 transn.d.c14.1 ± 1.80an.d.c8.62 ± 1.46b
Polyunsaturated
 n-650.9 ± 1.12a22.5 ± 2.66c38.6 ± 3.62b24.4 ± 3.43c
 n-33.35 ± 0.83b0.97 ± 0.50c4.74 ± 0.96a1.73 ± 0.31c
 n-6/n-347.628.58.1414.1
 Unknown2.562.830.060.25

Values are means ± SD. Values not sharing common superscript letters are significantly different at .