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Table 1 Mean and standard deviations (SD) for each studied parameter and for subfertile (n = 13) and fertile (n = 12) groups

From: Sperm chromatin condensation as an in vivo fertility biomarker in bulls: a flow cytometry approach

Sperm parameter at 0 h after thawing Subfertility group High fertility group P-value
Total Fertility, % non-return to oestrus rate after 90 days 37.84 ± 1.43 40.85 ± 1.20 < 0.001 *
Normal morphology, % 89.20 ± 3.31 89.36 ± 3.07 0.900
Viability, % 50.02 ± 9.42 54.07 ± 10.79 0.327
Total motility, % 42.25 ± 15.37 51.24 ± 13.32 0.133
Progressive motility, % 24.20 ± 8.81 31.37 ± 8.66 0.052
Viable CMA3+ sperm, % 2.46 ± 1.50 4.32 ± 2.33 0.025 *
Total CMA3+ sperm, % 12.06 ± 4.73 20.66 ± 10.63 0.021 *
Viable CMA3+ sperm, FI 896.16 ± 29.14 915.08 ± 28.35 0.114
Total CMA3+ sperm, FI 971.20 ± 35.62 1,029.43 ± 71.85 0.022 *
  1. *Statistical differences between groups (P < 0.05)