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Table 5 Effects of vitamin E supplementation on saturated fatty acid content (% of total fatty acids) in the gluteus medius

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  
C6:0 0.037 ± 0.007 0.037 ± 0.006 0.033 ± 0.006 0.031 ± 0.005 0.042 ± 0.012 0.037 ± 0.008 0.033 ± 0.001 0.9374
C8:0 0.040 ± 0.009 0.036 ± 0.009 0.022 ± 0.006 0.021 ± 0.002 0.051 ± 0.032 0.043 ± 0.012 0.044 ± 0.012 0.7198
C10:0 0.200 ± 0.036b 0.091 ± 0.010a 0.097 ± 0.006a 0.073 ± 0.008a 0.138 ± 0.039ab 0.103 ± 0.008a 0.187 ± 0.034b 0.0147
C12:0 0.152 ± 0.049 0.159 ± 0.056 0.074 ± 0.014 0.055 ± 0.013 0.071 ± 0.008 0.100 ± 0.009 0.136 ± 0.017 0.1321
C14:0 2.93 ± 0.94 2.68 ± 0.85 1.61 ± 0.29 1.16 ± 0.30 1.59 ± 0.14 2.03 ± 0.21 2.96 ± 0.38 0.1601
C16:0 32.52 ± 2.31c 22.89 ± 1.01b 23.69 ± 0.27b 16.56 ± 2.92a 21.66 ± 0.82b 24.36 ± 1.11b 23.67 ± 0.48b 0.0004
C18:0 25.87 ± 3.50 24.69 ± 4.49 20.08 ± 1.46 15.09 ± 3.29 19.86 ± 1.57 18.56 ± 0.29 20.38 ± 0.46 0.1444
C20:0 0.118 ± 0.010 0.171 ± 0.060 0.195 ± 0.074 0.096 ± 0.023 0.135 ± 0.010 0.108 ± 0.054 0.169 ± 0.042 0.6802
C22:0 0.043 ± 0.007 0.051 ± 0.004 0.069 ± 0.022 0.041 ± 0.008 0.066 ± 0.023 0.035 ± 0.002 0.064 ± 0.011 0.4205
C24:0 0.142 ± 0.088 0.060 ± 0.003 0.061 ± 0.010 0.054 ± 0.008 0.085 ± 0.033 0.055 ± 0.008 0.083 ± 0.017 0.6291
C14:0+C16:0 35.46 ± 1.56c 25.57 ± 0.65b 25.30 ± 0.06b 17.72 ± 3.21a 23.25 ± 0.93b 26.38 ± 1.32b 26.63 ± 0.13b 0.0001
SFA 62.05 ± 4.92c 50.87 ± 5.19bc 45.93 ± 1.34b 33.18 ± 6.47a 43.69 ± 2.28ab 45.43 ± 1.49b 47.73±0.58b 0.0057
  1. SFA saturated fatty acid.
  2. Values in the same row with different superscripts differ significantly (P < 0.05). Data are presented as the mean ± standard error.