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Table 3 Fatty acid profiling of mammary gland tissue treated with MNU and β-Sitosterol

From: Effect of β-sitosterol against methyl nitrosourea-induced mammary gland carcinoma in albino rats

S no. Type of fatty acid Control MNU (47 mg/kg) β-sitosterol (10 mg/kg) β-sitosterol (20 mg/kg)
  Name Saturated Unsaturated
1 C4:00 Butanoic acid   0.01 - - -
2 C6:00 Hexanoic acid   0.04 0.02 - -
3 C8:00 Octanoic acid   0.80 0.44 0.36 0.31
4 C10:0 Decanoic acid   - 0.05 0.05 0.03
5 C11:0 Undecanoic acid   4.65 2.34 1.64 1.62
6 C12:0 Dodecanoic acid   18.08 10.47 7.94 6.92
7 C13:0 Tridecanoic acid   0.07 0.05 0.04 0.03
8 C14:0 Tetradecanoic acid   6.52 3.36 2.30 3.90
9 C14:1   Myristoleic acid(ω-3) 27.68 16.14 13.35 10.83
10 C15:0 Pentadecanoic acid   1.98 1.06 0.96 0.18
11 C17:1 Heptadecanoic acid   0.13 0.10 0.14 0.06
12 C18:0 Octadecanoic acid   0.01 0.00 0.07 0.08
13 C18:1   Oleic acid(ω-9) 0.00 0.03 0.01 0.03
14 C18:2   Linoleic acid (ω-6) 0.02 0.03 0.02 0.02
Total fatty acid 59.94 34.09 26.88 24.64
Saturated fatty acid 32.24 17.89 13.5 13.76
Unsaturated fatty acid 27.7 16.2 13.38 10.88