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Table 2 FA composition of Holstein and buffalo milk

From: Fatty acid biosynthesis and transcriptional regulation of Stearoyl-CoA Desaturase 1 (SCD1) in buffalo milk

Fat acid Holstein Buffalo
Saturated
Fat acid
C4:0 36.96 ± 10.92 a 94.49 ± 13.39 b
C6:0 20.09 ± 3.75 a 116.2 ± 9.98 b
C8:0 13.59 ± 3 a 73 ± 6.41 b
C10:0 24.72 ± 4.41 a 151.27 ± 11.23 b
C12:0 33.82 ± 6.2 a 183.52 ± 16.03 b
C14:0 105.2 ± 19.7 a 854.22 ± 58.83 b
C15:0 0.94 ± 0.17 a 10 ± 1.27 b
C16:0 213.36 ± 36.49 a 2986.31 ± 178.62 b
C17:0 7.37 ± 1.74 a 81.52 ± 8.62 b
C18:0 51.77 ± 8.47 a 957.3 ± 114.08 b
Total 507.82 ± 94.85 a 5507.83 ± 418.46 b
Unsaturated
Fat acid
C14:1 11.55 ± 1.76 a 92.23 ± 10.58 b
C16:1 22.06 ± 4.7 a 247.68 ± 33.77 b
C17:1 2.89 ± 0.53 a 29.58 ± 3.2 b
C18:1 343.33 ± 62.99 a 2419.31 ± 257.48 b
C18:2 28.97 ± 5.88 a 136.34 ± 15.24 b
C18:3 5.76 ± 1.49 a 40.14 ± 4.89 b
C20:1 1.89 ± 0.53 a 23.25 ± 3.64 b
C20:2 1.2 ± 0.17 a 3.62 ± 0.45 b
C20:3 3.15 ± 0.59 a 14.21 ± 1.39 b
CLA 19.4 ± 1.68a
EPA 14.6 ± 0.2a
Total 449.45 ± 78.62 a 2959.94 ± 327.72a
Total   925.27 ± 173.47a 8467.77 ± 746.18b
  1. Note: “—” indicates undetectable; Different superscript letters mean significantly different (P < 0.05). All milk FA compositions were expressed as mg/100 g of fat