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Table 1 Fatty acid content of unfermented, and fermented silkworm. (Unit: mg/g)

From: Solid state fermentation process with Aspergillus kawachii enhances the cancer-suppressive potential of silkworm larva in hepatocellular carcinoma cells

Fatty acid Concentration (mg/g)
Unfermented silkworm Fermented silkworm
Caprylic acid (8:0) ND ND
Decanoic acid (10:0) ND ND
Myristic acid (14:0) ND ND
Palmitic acid (16:0) 48.81 67.58
Palmitoleic acid (16:1) ND 0.56
Stearic acid (18:0) 26.34 35.75
Oleic acid (18:1) 85.22 107.69
Linoleic acid (18:2) 21.79 50.39
Linolenic acid (18:3) 103.65 94.88
Arachidonic acid (20:0) ND 0.25
Total fatty acid 285.81 356.85