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Table 5 Mean and standard error (\( \overline{\mathrm{X}} \) ± SE) of the sperm fatty acids (mg/dL) according to the epididymal segment (caput, corpus and cauda) in dogs

From: Fatty acid content in epididymal fluid and spermatozoa during sperm maturation in dogs

  Caput Corpus Cauda
Caproic 21.49 ± 13.06 133.54 ± 83.10 1,486.92 ± 1,040.43
Capric 10.34 ± 1.11 109.02 ± 68.63 261.38 ± 94.15
Caprylic 13,915.63 ± 9,278.72a 15,273.23 ± 5,796.17a 166,899.87 ± 92,944.15b
Stearic 137.76 ± 43.45a 159.02 ± 12.25a 1,385.99 ± 517.63b
Pentadecenoic 92.66 ± 18.70a 75.73 ± 11.47a 939.84 ± 415.22b
Linoleic 72.34 ± 61.94AB 40.06 ± 5.71a 222.23 ± 77.36b
  1. Different superscripts in the same line indicate significant differences (P < 0.05)