TABLE 2

Concentrations of anteiso fatty acids in various sourcesa

SourceConcn of anteiso fatty acid (wt% of fatty acids)Reference or source
a-C15:0a-C17:0
S. maltophilia20<1Kopf et al. (14)
S. aureus4520Kopf et al. (14)
P. melaninogenica434Wu et al. (26)
S. epidermidis2820This study
CFBE0.050.3This study
Human promyelocytic leukemia cells (HL-60)0.040.1This study
PMN0.070.1This study
FBS0.040.3This study
Diet
    Beef0.230.54Ran-Ressler et al. (32)
    Milk0.560.61Ran-Ressler et al. (32)
  • a CFBE, CF bronchial epithelial cells; PMN, polymorphonuclear neutrophils; FBS, fetal bovine serum.