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Table 2 Percentage of fatty acid acids in subcutaneous adipose tissue by diet treatment1

From: Dietary substitution of soybean oil with coconut oil in the absence of dietary antibiotics supports growth performance and immune function in nursery and grower pigs

Common nameFormulaABXCOCNABXP-value
Lauric12:00.05 ± 0.03a1.37 ± 0.03b0.03 ± 0.03a<  0.001
Myristic14:01.46 ± 0.09a4.66 ± 0.09b1.29 ± 0.03a< 0.001
Myristoleic14:10.02 ± 0.01a0.10 ± 0.01b0.005 ± 0.01a<  0.001
Palmitic16:022.51 ± 0.24a25.92 ± 0.24b22.53 ± 0.24a<  0.001
Palmitoleic16:12.54 ± 0.12a3.68 ± 0.12b2.43 ± 0.12a<  0.001
Stearic18:011.21 ± 0.30a11.66 ± 0.30a11.06 ± 0.30a0.71
Oleic18:1n-931.57 ± 0.47a32.65 ± 0.47a*31.45 ± 0.45a*0.07
cis-Vaccenic18:1n-72.40 ± 0.08a2.86 ± 0.08b2.25 ± 0.08a< 0.001
Linoleic18:2n-623.60 ± 0.43a14.59 ± 0.42b24.54 ± 0.41a< 0.001
α-Linolenic18:3n-32.26 ± 0.06a0.96 ± 0.06b2.20 ± 0.06a< 0.001
Arachidic20:00.23 ± 0.01a0.20 ± 0.01a0.20 ± 0.01a0.54
Paulinic20:1n-110.51 ± 0.03a0.42 ± 0.03a0.48 ± 0.03a0.48
Eicosadienoic20:2n-60.82 ± 0.03a0.37 ± 0.03b0.76 ± 0.03a< 0.001
Arachidonic20:4n-60.45 ± 0.01a0.38 ± 0.01b0.44 ± 0.01a0.01
Mead20:3n-60.24 ± 0.01a0.11 ± 0.01b0.23 ± 0.01a< 0.001
Docosahexaenoic22:6n-30.11 ± 0.01a0.08 ± 0.01b0.10 ± 0.01a0.01
  1. 1ABX: 2% soybean oil with antibiotics; COC: 2% coconut oil without antibiotics; NABX: 2% soybean oil without antibiotics
  2. ab Within rows, values with common superscripts are not different (P > 0.05)
  3. * Within rows, values with asterisks tend to be different (P ≤ 0.10)