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Table 8 Fatty acids profile in the meat of the longissimus thoracis muscle of Morada Nova lambs of different sexes subjected to feed restriction

From: Effects of quantitative feed restriction and sex on carcass traits, meat quality and meat lipid profile of Morada Nova lambs

Fatty acids, mg/100 g of meat Sexes Feed restrictions SEM P-value
Ent Cas Fem AL 30% 60% Sex Res Sex × Res
C10:0 4.70 6.56 6.05 7.18 5.24 4.89 0.700 0.540 0.392 0.913
C12:0 32.8 59.7 43.6 44.9 35.1 56.1 6.476 0.254 0.432 0.648
C14:0 87.3 89.8 108 96.0ab 110a 78.5b 4.568 0.156 0.027 0.937
C14:1c9 8.51 10.3 9.95 10.9 9.64 8.26 0.610 0.447 0.255 0.436
C15:0 22.6 29.3 33.0 23.6 26.72 34.6 1.984 0.122 0.084 0.572
C16:0 912 914 966 1069a 1080a 642b 30.20 0.711 <.0001 0.816
C16:1c9 41.2 40.3 43.8 49.0a 48.0a 18.3b 1.660 0.685 <.0001 0.551
C17:0 44.4 47.2 48.6 48.9 46. 9 44.4 1.047 0.277 0.245 0.314
C17:1c10 18.9 16.8 17.3 18.9 17.37 16.8 0.901 0.635 0.606 0.300
C18:0 620 687 649 695a 701a 561b 19.03 0.377 0.008 0.770
C18:1c9 1474 1639 1474 186a 1814a 911b 41.65 0.192 <.0001 0.604
C18:1 t9 36.0 36.1 44.5 41.1 38.4 37.1 1.819 0.106 0.666 0.032
C18:2c9c12 70.1b 83.1ab 91.4a 82.8 79.1 82.8 2.388 0.005 0.768 0.582
CLA 3.96 4.92 4.54 5.29a 4.99a 3.14b 0.289 0.410 0.016 0.397
C18:3c9c12c15 18.5 21.6 21.0 22.2 20.5 18.4 0.701 0.201 0.109 0.510
C20:4c5c8c11c14 31.2b 37.3ab 39.2a 33.0 33.2b 41.6a 1.236 0.045 0.010 0.862
C20:5c5c8c11c14c17 7.57 8.73 8.75 7.74b 7.39b 9.92a 0.216 0.061 <.0001 0.171
C22:0 8.08 9.13 9.02 8.24 8.51 9.48 0.253 0.201 0.143 0.042
Unidentified 550 583 565 618 617 474 - - - -
  1. Ent Entire males, Cas Castrated males, Fem Females, AL ad libitum intake, 30% 30% feed restriction, 60% 60% feed restriction, SEM standard error of the mean, Sex sexes and Res = feed restriction, C10:0 Capric acid, C12:0 Lauric acid, C14:0 Myristic acid, C14:1c9 Myristoleic acid, C15:0 Pentadecylic acid, C16:0 Palmitic acid, C16:1c9 Palmitoleic acid, C17:0 Margaric acid, C17:1c10 Heptadecenoic acid, C18:0 stearic acid, C18:1c9 Oleic acid, C18:1 t9 Elaidic acid, C18:2c9c12 Linoleic acid, C18:3c9c12c15 α-Linolenic acid, C20:4c5c8c11c14 Arachidonic acid, C20:5c5c8c11c14c17 Eicosapentaenoic acid, C22:0 Behenic acid, CLA Conjugated linoleic acids: rumenic acid and their isomers
  2. a b Means followed by different letters differ between feed restrictions according to a Tukey-Kramer test (P < 0.05)