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Table 2 Spermatozoa motility parameters affected by four doses of lycopene (LYC), untreated vs. treated with ferrous ascorbate (FeAA)

From: Antioxidant efficiency of lycopene on oxidative stress - induced damage in bovine spermatozoa

Fractions
Fractions untreated with FeAA Fractions treated with FeAA
  Ctrl 1 (SC Ctrl) 2 mmol/L LYC 1 mmol/L LYC 0.5 mmol/L LYC 0.25 mmol/L LYC Ctrl 2 (FeAA Ctrl) 2 mmol/L LYC 1 mmol/L LYC 0.5 mmol/L LYC 0.25 mmol/L LYC
Time 0 h
 MOT, % 94.23 ± 0.50 95.76 ± 0.40 95.67 ± 0.56 95.24 ± 0.58 94.70 ± 0.59 92.31 ± 0.76 94.53 ± 0.58 93.40 ± 2.42 93.83 ± 0.76 93.20 ± 0.56
 PROG, % 84.26 ± 0.77 87.45 ± 0.57 86.23 ± 0.73 85.10 ± 1.09 85.66 ± 0.83 82.90 ± 1.20 85.14 ± 0.75 84.52 ± 2.29 83.64 ± 1.01 83.93 ± 0.83
Time 2 h
 MOT, % 75.71 ± 1.08 86.62 ± 2.78*1 85.65 ± 2.19*1 85.01 ± 1.31*1 82.30 ± 1.89 61.32 ± 1.54***1 80.58 ± 1.63***2 75.61 ± 1.95***2 73.57 ± 2.28***2 63.21 ± 1.76***1
 PROG, % 67.52 ± 1.62 79.43 ± 3.28*1 79.40 ± 2.74*1 78.05 ± 2.22*1 75.31 ± 2.91 48.22 ± 2.75***1 62.71 ± 2.28***2 61.93 ± 2.76***2 58.08 ± 1.14 49.55 ± 1.04***1
Time 6 h
 MOT, % 53.59 ± 2.50 69.02 ± 2.72***1 67.79 ± 1.96***1 65.43 ± 2.49*1 54.72 ± 2.69 25.18 ± 2.94***1 44.21 ± 2.94***2 42.10 ± 2.95*1; ***2 41.71 ± 2.45*1; ***2 37.56 ± 1.78*1; *2
 PROG, % 42.61 ± 2.22 56.60 ± 2.91**1 55.05 ± 1.85**1 53.72 ± 2.75*1 52.57 ± 2.53*1 20.38 ± 1.17***1 44.62 ± 1.54***2 39.03 ± 2.00***2 29.83 ± 2.79*2 25.89 ± 1.26***2
  1. Mean ± Standard Error
  2. MOT spermatozoa motility, PROG spermatozoa progressive motility
  3. *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01; ***P < 0.001
  4. 1 – vs. Control 1 (SC Control)
  5. 2 – vs. Control 2 (FeAA Control)