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Table 3 Effect of algae infusion on fatty acid profile of the ruminal content

From: Dose and time response of ruminally infused algae on rumen fermentation characteristics, biohydrogenation and Butyrivibrio group bacteria in goats

  Treatmentsa P-valueb
Fatty acid, mg/g DM Control L-Alg H-Alg SEM A T A × T
12:0 0.10 0.09 0.10 0.002 0.99 0.79 0.12
13:0 0.07g 0.09h 0.07g 0.002 <0.01 0.53 0.14
14:0 0.67g 0.82h 1.12i 0.033 <0.01 0.43 0.14
15:0 1.20 1.17 1.18 0.044 0.83 <0.01 0.13
16:0 5.17h 7.43g 13.21i 0.366 <0.01 0.35 0.15
17:0 0.20i 0.17h 0.15g 0.003 <0.01 0.03 0.21
18:0 10.03i 7.34h 1.66g 0.413 <0.01 0.09 <0.01
t5 -18:1 <0.01g 0.01h 0.02i 0.001 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01
t6+ t7+ t8-18:1 0.05g 0.08h 0.10i 0.003 <0.01 0.66 0.01
t9-18:1 0.03g 0.14h 0.46i 0.020 <0.01 0.42 0.19
t10-18:1 0.21g 0.22g 1.01h 0.036 <0.01 0.02 0.04
t11-18:1 0.71g 1.13h 3.26i 0.114 <0.01 0.10 0.11
t12-18:1 0.03g 0.12h 0.41i 0.018 <0.01 0.38 0.02
t13 + t14-18:1 0.02g 0.29h 0.81i 0.035 <0.01 0.15 0.02
t16 + c14-18:1 0.04g 0.16h 0.21i 0.010 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01
c9-18:1 1.58g 1.60g 1.95h 0.051 0.03 0.15 0.44
c11-18:1 0.12g 0.12g 0.23h 0.006 <0.01 0.002 0.26
c12-18:1 0.02g 0.03h 0.05i 0.002 <0.01 0.81 0.17
c13-18:1 <0.01g 0.01h 0.03i 0.001 <0.01 0.05 0.01
t9, t12-18:2 0.01g 0.01g 0.04h 0.001 <0.01 0.24 0.72
c9, t12-18:2 0.03 0.02 0.03 0.001 0.59 0.03 0.72
t9, c12-18:2 0.04 0.08 0.07 0.002 0.72 <0.01 0.10
t11, c15-18:2 0.03g 0.03g 0.09h 0.003 <0.01 0.08 0.05
18:2 n-6 1.96 1.59 1.35 0.085 0.09 0.60 0.91
18:3 n-3 0.35 0.30 0.26 0.020 0.09 <0.01 0.14
c9, t11-CLA 0.07 0.09 0.12 0.008 0.68 <0.01 0.01
t10, c12-CLA 0.04h 0.04h 0.03g 0.002 0.03 0.17 0.13
22:6 n-3 0.08g 1.36h 4.12i 0.199 <0.01 0.10 0.08
Trans-18:1c 1.03g 2.15h 6.19i 0.229 <0.01 0.52 0.18
Cis-18:1d 1.75g 1.80h 2.29i 0.056 <0.01 0.14 0.43
Non-conjugated 18:2e 0.09g 0.14h 0.19i 0.007 0.01 0.08 0.74
Conjugated 18:2f 0.11 0.12 0.15 0.014 0.91 <0.01 0.02
  1. aTreatments: rumen infusion of 0.0 g/d algae (Control); rumen infusion of 6.1 g/d algae (L-Alg); rumen infusion of 18.3 g/d algae (H-Alg)
  2. bProbability of linear effect of algae infusion (A), time effect following algae infusion (T), and their interaction (A × T)
  3. c Trans-18:1, ∑ [t5-18 + (t6 + t7 + t8)-18:1 + t9-18:1 + t10-18:1 + t11-18:1 + t12-18:1 + (t13 + t14)-18:1 + (t16 + c14-18:1)]
  4. d Cis-18:1, ∑ (c9-18:1 + c11-18:1 + c12-18:1 + c13-18:1)
  5. eNonconjugated 18:2, ∑ (t9, t12-18:2 + c9, t12-18:2 + t9, c12-18:2 + t11, c15-18:2)
  6. fConjugated 18:2, ∑ (c9, t11-CLA + t10, c12-CLA)
  7. g, h, i Values within a row with different superscripts differ significantly at P < 0.05