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Table 6 Effects of vitamin E supplementation on unsaturated fatty acid content (% of total fatty acids) in the longissimus lumborum

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  
C14:1 0.040 ± 0.006a 0.057 ± 0.007a 0.059 ± 0.001a 0.049 ± 0.010a 0.057 ± 0.011a 0.084 ± 0.011b 0.052 ± 0.004a 0.0432
C16:1 0.75 ± 0.14a 1.30 ± 0.08b 1.26 ± 0.06b 1.65 ± 0.10c 1.22 ± 0.11b 1.02 ± 0.18ab 1.21 ± 0.04b 0.0025
t 11-C18:1(VA) 0.76 ± 0.14 1.32 ± 0.47 2.95 ± 1.28 1.58 ± 0.12 1.46 ± 0.55 1.12 ± 0.56 1.26 ± 0.40 0.3348
C18:1n9 23.42 ± 3.40a 37.79 ± 1.56b 38.57 ± 0.88b 48.17 ± 1.78c 35.92 ± 3.48b 32.56 ± 3.41b 39.46 ± 1.71b 0.0004
C18:1n7 0.91 ± 0.11a 1.28 ± 0.03bc 1.40 ± 0.05cd 1.42 ± 0.06cd 1.63 ± 0.14d 1.07 ± 0.08ab 1.28 ± 0.04bc 0.0005
C20:1 0.063 ± 0.004a 0.081 ± 0.005ab 0.108 ± 0.004cd 0.119 ± 0.013d 0.116 ± 0.006d 0.114 ± 0.004cd 0.094 ± 0.002bc 0.0002
C22:1 0.014 ± 0.002 0.016 ± 0.001 0.014 ± 0.002 0.013 ± 0.001 0.034 ± 0.014 0.016 ± 0.002 0.017 ± 0.003 0.2172
C24:1 0.033 ± 0.002 0.034 ± 0.002 0.029 ± 0.008 0.032 ± 0.005 0.052 ± 0.022 0.029 ± 0.004 0.033 ± 0.002 0.5996
MUFA 26.00 ± 3.78a 41.87 ± 1.53b 44.39 ± 1.46b 53.04 ± 1.76c 40.49 ± 2.92b 36.01 ± 3.59b 43.42 ± 1.23b 0.0001
C18:2n6 3.18 ± 0.23 2.75 ± 0.30 3.44 ± 1.11 3.16 ± 0.47 4.58 ± 1.81 3.07 ± 0.43 3.22 ± 0.63 0.8425
C18:3n6 0.043 ± 0.007 0.043 ± 0.010 0.064 ± 0.012 0.059 ± 0.002 0.082 ± 0.015 0.052 ± 0.004 0.055 ± 0.011 0.1371
C18:3n3 0.98 ± 0.12 0.93 ± 0.16 1.13 ± 0.26 1.06 ± 0.07 1.63 ± 0.69 1.03 ± 0.11 1.01 ± 0.20 0.7220
c 9t 11-CLA 0.23 ± 0.05a 0.36 ± 0.05ab 0.48 ± 0.06bc 0.66 ± 0.07d 0.49 ± 0.05bc 0.63 ± 0.05cd 0.43 ± 0.01b 0.0006
t 10c 12-CLA 0.038 ± 0.004 0.044 ± 0.003 0.041 ± 0.008 0.051 ± 0.011 0.060 ± 0.013 0.047 ± 0.004 0.044 ± 0.003 0.5261
C20:2 0.41 ± 0.04 0.36 ± 0.03 0.44 ± 0.08 0.41 ± 0.03 0.63 ± 0.20 0.41 ± 0.04 0.45 ± 0.03 0.4296
C20:4n6 1.47 ± 0.14 1.39 ± 0.14 1.64 ± 0.47 1.59 ± 0.24 2.63 ± 1.17 1.62 ± 0.32 1.65 ± 0.32 0.6994
C20:5n3 0.057 ± 0.004 0.056 ± 0.002 0.064 ± 0.014 0.056 ± 0.004 0.098 ± 0.034 0.061 ± 0.011 0.065 ± 0.015 0.5303
C22:4n6 0.16 ± 0.01 0.15 ± 0.01 0.17 ± 0.04 0.17 ± 0.03 0.23 ± 0.09 0.15 ± 0.02 0.18 ± 0.03 0.8418
C22:5n3 0.17 ± 0.01 0.16 ± 0.01 0.19 ± 0.04 0.18 ± 0.02 0.29 ± 0.11 0.18 ± 0.03 0.17 ± 0.03 0.5632
C22:6n3 0.023 ± 0.002 0.021 ± 0.003 0.032 ± 0.011 0.034 ± 0.003 0.050 ± 0.018 0.032 ± 0.007 0.040 ± 0.012 0.4236
PUFA 6.77 ± 0.47 6.25 ± 0.52 7.70 ± 1.98 7.42 ± 0.87 10.77 ± 4.10 7.27±1.02 7.32 ± 1.24 0.7211
n-6 PUFA 4.85 ± 0.37 4.33 ± 0.40 5.32 ± 1.63 4.98 ± 0.74 7.52 ± 3.08 4.89±0.78 5.10 ± 0.98 0.7900
n-3 PUFA 1.23 ± 0.11 1.16 ± 0.16 1.42 ± 0.32 1.32 ± 0.09 2.06 ± 0.86 1.30±0.16 1.29 ± 0.25 0.6818
(18:0+18:1)/16:0 1.66 ± 0.25a 2.58 ± 0.23bc 2.81 ± 0.03c 3.68 ± 0.38d 2.75 ± 0.08c 1.96±0.12ab 2.49 ± 0.10bc 0.0002
c 9t 11-CLA/VA 0.30 ± 0.01 0.34 ± 0.11 0.24 ± 0.09 0.43 ± 0.08 0.67 ± 0.45 0.84±0.30 0.50 ± 0.24 0.5607
n-6/n-3 3.96 ± 0.17 3.80 ± 0.34 3.61 ± 0.34 3.74 ± 0.36 3.73 ± 0.15 3.73±0.14 3.95 ± 0.24 0.9597
MUFA/SFA 0.39 ± 0.08a 0.81 ± 0.05bc 0.94 ± 0.10c 1.35 ± 0.12d 0.83 ± 0.04bc 0.65±0.10b 0.88 ± 0.03bc 0.0001
PUFA/SFA 0.100 ± 0.002 0.120 ± 0.010 0.168 ± 0.054 0.191 ± 0.030 0.226 ± 0.092 0.130±0.022 0.149 ± 0.025 0.4786
  1. VA trans vaccenic acid, MUFA monounsaturated fatty acid, CLA conjugated linoleic acid, PUFA polyunsaturated fatty acid, 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.