Table 1

Milk fat content and fatty acid profile of experimental milks

Experimental Milk


CONT

NAT

SYN


Milk fat content, %

3.9

3.9

4.0

Fatty acid, % by weight

C4:0

4.99

4.44

4.07

C6:0

2.45

1.93

2.18

C8:0

1.40

1.00

1.28

C10:0

2.93

1.87

2.70

C12:0

3.31

2.09

3.02

C14:0

10.79

8.41

10.14

C14:1 cis-9

1.07

0.94

0.99

C15:0

1.17

1.00

1.07

C16:0

32.42

20.47

31.18

C16:1 cis-9

1.64

1.06

1.50

C17:0

0.58

0.47

0.52

C18:0

9.46

13.00

8.97

C18:1 trans-6 + trans-7 + trans-8

0.30

0.82

0.26

C18:1 trans-9

0.23

0.71

0.23

C18:1 trans-10

0.34

1.19

0.33

C18:1 trans-11

0.92

7.17

0.77

C18:1 trans-12

0.49

1.53

0.45

C18:1 cis-11

0.85

0.65

0.82

C18:1 cis-12

0.27

1.39

0.26

C18:1 cis-13

0.10

0.10

0.09

C18:1 trans-16 + cis-14

0.34

.066

0.30

C18:1 cis-15

0.09

0.27

0.07

C18:2 trans-11, cis-15

0.10

0.24

0.13

C18:2 cis-9, cis-12

1.87

2.23

2.04

C20:0

0.14

0.16

0.16

C18:3 cis-9, cis-12, cis-15

0.38

0.38

0.39

C18:2 cis-9, trans-11

0.42

2.92

3.28

C18:2 trans-10, cis-12

n.d.1

n.d.

3.03

1. n.d. = not detected


Farnworth et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:15   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-15

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