Enhancement of Muscle Mitochondrial Oxidative Capacity and Alterations in Insulin Action Are Lipid Species Dependent

TABLE 1

Fatty acid composition of the low-fat and high-fat diets

Fatty acids Low-fat diet MCFAs LCFAs
8:0 0 7.3 0
10:0 0 5.7 0
12:0 0 36.7 0
14:0 0.6 16.5 1.3
16:0 13.1 9.8 24.6
18:0 4.0 10.5 15.3
18:1 (n-9) 38.7 3.0 32.1
18:2 (n-6) 31.7 9.8 21.7
18:3 (n-3) 6.7 0.3 0.9
  • Data are the percentage of total fatty acids. Fatty acid composition was determined by gas chromatography.

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  1. Diabetes vol. 58 no. 11 2547-2554