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Table 1 Summary statistics of mean (%), standard deviation (SD, %) and heritability estimates (h2), additive genetic variance and coefficient of variation (CV, %)

From: Genome wide association study identifies SNPs associated with fatty acid composition in Chinese Wagyu cattle

Trait a Name Mean ± SD Additive genetic variance Residual variance CV, % h2 ± SE
Saturated FA
 C14:0 Myristic 2.97 ± 0.6 1.24E-01 2.42E-01 20.31 0.34 ± 0.16
 C16:0 Palmitic 27.46 ± 4.06 8.35E-02 1.64E+ 01 14.78 0.01 ± 0.07
 C18:0 Stearic 11.96 ± 2.65 1.32E+ 00 4.88E+ 00 22.12 0.21 ± 0.13
 C20:0 Arachidic 0.08 ± 0.02 8.60E-06 4.01E-04 24.74 0.02 ± 0.07
 C22:0 Behenic 0.02 ± 0.01 9.10E-06 2.63E-05 36.16 0.26 ± 0.16
 C24:0 Methyl tetracosanoate 0.04 ± 0.02 3.37E-05 4.44E-04 58.88 0.07 ± 0.12
Monounsaturated FA
 C14:1 cis-9 Methyl myristoleate 0.93 ± 0.3 3.77E-02 5.02E-02 32.23 0.43 ± 0.17
 C16:1 cis-9 Methyl palmitoleate 4.22 ± 0.94 5.97E-02 7.63E-01 22.17 0.07 ± 0.12
 C18:1 cis-9 Oleic 46.87 ± 4.48 5.12E+ 00 1.53E+ 01 9.55 0.25 ± 0.17
 C20:1 cis-11 cis-11-eicosenoic acid methyl ester 0.48 ± 0.14 3.10E-03 1.53E-02 28.99 0.17 ± 0.11
Polyunsaturated FA
 C18:2 n-6 Linoleic 3.84 ± 0.74 1.10E-02 5.01E-01 19.36 0.02 ± 0.07
 C18:2 c-9 t-11 cis-9 and trans-11 octadecadienoic acid methyl esters 0.3 ± 0.09 2.00E-03 1.14E-01 30.23 0.02 ± 0.19
 C18:2 c-12 t-10 cis-12 and trans-10 octadecadienoic acid methyl esters 0.03 ± 0.01 3.14E-05 1.30E-04 54.44 0.19 ± 0.14
 C18:3 n-6 Methyl γ-linoleate 0.08 ± 0.02 8.96E-05 3.00E-03 24.62 0.03 ± 0.33
 C18:3 n-3 Linolenic 0.24 ± 0.06 3.00E-04 2.90E-03 24.67 0.09 ± 0.11
 C20:2 n-6 cis-11,14-eicosadienoic acid methyl ester 0.06 ± 0.02 2.85E-05 2.53E-04 30.08 0.1 ± 0.09
 C20:3 n-3 cis-11,14,17-eicosatrienoic acid methyl ester 0.26 ± 0.14 1.90E-03 8.10E-03 53.31 0.19 ± 0.14
 C20:4 n-6 cis-5,8,11,14-eicosatetraenoic acid methyl ester 0.01 ± 0 3.70E-06 1.24E-05 49.12 0.23 ± 0.15
 C20:5 n-3 cis-5,8,11,14,17-eicosapentaenoic acid methyl ester 0.07 ± 0.03 4.09E-05 7.32E-04 41.3 0.05 ± 0.08
 C22:5 n-3 cis-7,10,13,16,19-docosapentaenoic methyl ester 0.06 ± 0.03 2.28E-04 1.50E-02 51.35 0.02 ± 0.38
 C22:6 n-3 cis-4,7,10,13,16,19-docosahexaenoic acid methyl ester 0.02 ± 0.02 1.00E-04 2.00E-04 69.71 0.3 ± 0.17
Fatty acid groups
 SFA Total saturated fatty acid 42.53 ± 3.61 6.91E+ 00 6.68E+ 00 8.48 0.51 ± 0.16
 MUFA Total monounsaturated fatty acid 52.51 ± 4.05 6.73E+ 00 9.91E+ 00 7.72 0.4 ± 0.17
 PUFA Total polyunsaturated fatty acid 4.96 ± 0.92 1.04E-01 6.68E-01 18.51 0.13 ± 0.15
 PUFA/SFA Ratio between PUFA and SFA 0.12 ± 0.02 7.45E-05 2.72E-04 16.84 0.21 ± 0.14
 n-3 Total omega-3 fatty acids 0.65 ± 0.18 1.40E-03 1.92E-02 27.49 0.07 ± 0.1
 n-6 Total omega-6 fatty acids 3.99 ± 0.76 7.70E-02 4.79E-01 19.12 0.14 ± 0.13
 n-6/n-3 Ratio between n-6 and n-3 6.37 ± 1.17 3.19E-01 6.75E-01 18.39 0.32 ± 0.16
 HI Health index 1.49 ± 0.24 2.50E-02 3.31E-02 15.73 0.43 ± 0.17
  1. aThe concentrations of fatty acids were expressed as a percentage of total fatty acid methyl esters quantified