Fatty acid profile in prefrontal cortex of Non-Maternally Separated rats fed un-supplemented diet (A), Maternally Separated rats fed un-supplemented diet (B), Non-Maternally Separated rats fed B. breve DPC6330 (C), Maternally Separated rats fed B. breve DPC6330 (D), Non-Maternally Separated rats fed B. breve DPC6330 plus 0.5% (w/w) linoleic acid and 0.5% (w/w) α-linolenic acid (E), Maternally Separated rats fed B. breve DPC6330 plus 0.5% (w/w) linoleic acid and 0.5% (w/w) α-linolenic acid (F) for 7 weeks.

Results are expressed as percentage of total identified fatty acids. Data are Means ± SEM g/100 g FAME.

A, B, C, D, E, F Different superscript letters within a column indicate significant difference (* = p<0.05, ** = p<0.01, *** = p<0.001). FAME = fatty acid methyl esters. C16:0 palmitic acid; C16:1c9 palmitoleic acid; C18:0 stearic acid; C18:1c9 oleic acid; C18:1t9 elaidic acid; C18:2n-6 linoleic acid; C20:4n-6 arachidonic acid; C22:4 adrenic acid; C24:1 nervonic acid; C22:5n-3 docosapentaenoic acid; C22:6n-3 docosahexaenoic acid.