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Table 3 Vitamin E content (μg/g) in the longissimus lumborum and gluteus medius at slaughter

From: Effects of dietary vitamin E on muscle vitamin E and fatty acid content in Aohan fine-wool sheep

Item Treatments (IU/sheep/d vitamin E) P-value
  0 20 100 200 1,000 2,000 2,400  
LL 1.26 ± 0.27a 1.85 ± 0.23ab 2.30 ± 0.41ab 5.23 ± 0.94c 3.65 ± 1.35bc 3.38 ± 0.21abc 3.74 ± 0.12bc 0.0187
(0.81-1.76) (1.62-2.30) (1.89-2.70) (3.38-6.49) (2.16-6.35) (2.97-3.65) (3.51-3.92)  
GM 1.77 ± 0.33a 2.17 ± 0.33a 2.71 ± 0.82a 7.14 ± 1.99b 4.19 ± 1.24ab 3.64 ± 0.46a 3.86 ± 0.08ab 0.0401
(1.36-2.42) (1.52-2.58) (1.36-4.19) (4.60-11.06) (2.73-6.67) (3.03-4.55) (3.79-3.94)  
  1. LL longissimus lumborum, GM gluteus medius.
  2. Values in the same row with different superscripts differ significantly (P < 0.05). Data are presented as the mean ± standard error (range).