Table 5.

Fatty Acids (μg/mL) in Umbilical Plasma Phospholipids (Mean [SD])

Fatty AcidsCod Liver Oil
(n = 148)
Corn Oil
(n = 137)
20:3 n-92.3 (1.5)2.5 (1.6)
Σn-6156.3 (55.4)176.3 (35.5)5-165
 20:4n-669.5 (17.3)89.1 (18.4)5-165
 22:5n-61.6 (0.9)3.6 (1.5)5-165
Σn-373.7 (30.0)52.0 (14.9)5-165
 20:5n-310.8 (7.6)2.5 (1.8)5-165
 22:5n-35.0 (2.6)2.9 (1.3)5-165
 22:6n-355.8 (20.6)45.3 (12.8)5-165
Σn-3/Σn-60.5 (0.1)0.3 (0.1)5-165
  • F5-165   P < .001 compared with group values for the cod liver oil.