Table 1: Fatty acid concentrations contained in volume administered to each rat. The fatty acid concentrations contained in 1 mL of the artificial FAT mixture correspond to the proportion found in human amniotic fluid [14, 24].

Fatty acidVolume
0.125 mL0.25 mL0.5 mL1 mLContent (μg%)

C12:0 (Lauric)0.51.02.04.00.9
C14:0 (Myristic)3.77.515.030.06.9
C16:0 (Palmitic)19.138.276.5153.035.3
C16:1 (Palmitoleic)8.817.735.571.016.4
C18:0 (Stearic)4.69.218.537.08.5
C18:1 cis (Oleic)10.020.040.080.018.4
C18:1 trans (Elaidic)1.83.77.515.03.5
C18:2 (Linoleic)5.511.022.044.010.1

Total54 (μg/mL)108.3 (μg/mL)217 (μg/mL)434 (μg/mL)100