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Table 3 Total lipid and lipid class of whole body shrimp fed experimental diets

From: Excess dietary cholesterol may have an adverse effect on growth performance of early post-larval Litopenaeus vannamei

Cholesterol levels, % D10 D20.5 D31 D42 One way ANOVA (P value)
Lipid composition      
Total lipid1 1.6 ± 0.1b 1.7 ± 0.1b 1.7 ± 0.1b 2.2 ± 0.1a <0.001
Neutral lipid 2 35.1 ± 1.0b 36.2 ± 3.0b 37.7 ± 1.7b 46.6 ± 3.9a 0.008
TC 20.9 ± 0.3b 22.4 ± 2.8b 23.3 ± 1.3b 27.7 ± 3.1a 0.043
TG 0.7 ± 0.03 0.6 ± 0.02 0.7 ± 0.04 0.7 ± 0.02 0.986 (ns)
FFA 9.3 ± 0.2c 11.7 ± 0.5b 14.8 ± 1.1a 16.2 ± 0.2a <0.001
Polar lipid 64.9 ± 1.1a 63.8 ± 3.0a 62.3 ± 1.7a 53.4 ± 3.9b 0.009
PC 40.4 ± 0.5 40.6 ± 1.0 40.1 ± 1.3 37.0 ± 1.4 0.153 (ns)
PE 14.6 ± 0.2a 12.5 ± 1.1ab 10.7 ± 0.3b 8.5 ± 0.6c 0.001
PI 0.52 ± 0.02 0.49 ± 0.01 0.53 ± 0.03 0.52 ± 0.05 0.835 (ns)
Others 9.4 ± 0.5 10.2 ± 1.3 11.1 ± 0.6 7.4 ± 2.1 0.311 (ns)
  1. Values are shown as means ± SE of three replicates. Means within the same row and not sharing a common superscript are significantly different (Ducans, P < 0.05); ns, no significant difference detected (P > 0.05).
  2. TC = total cholesterol; TG = triglycerides; FFA = free fatty acids; PC = phosphatidylcholine; PE = phosphatidylethanolamine; PI = phosphatidylinositol.
  3. 1% Wet weight.
  4. 2% Total lipid.