Table 1

Differences in fatty acid composition of human and cow’s milk

Fatty acidMature human milk (%)Unmodified cow’s milk (%)
10:01.43.5
12:05.44.1
14:07.312.0
16:026.531.3
16:14.01.3
18:09.59.2
18:135.521.7
18:27.21.6
18:30.80.4
20:00.20.2
20:40.30.1
22:61.10.1
Total fat (g/l)4238
  • Adapted from reference 11.