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Table 1 Fatty acid composition in adult testis

From: Alteration of fatty acid metabolism in the liver, adipose tissue, and testis of male mice conceived through assisted reproductive technologies: fatty acid metabolism in ART mice

Adult testis Control COH IVF ICSI
c14:0 1.06 ± 0.30 1.07 ± 0.23 0.90 ± 0.21 1.75 ± 0.67**
c16:0 26.95 ± 3.59 28.15 ± 3.11 28.74 ± 3.04 26.02 ± 3.53
c18:0 6.73 ± 2.15 9.18 ± 3.67 6.00 ± 1.87 6.73 ± 2.19
c16:1n-7 3.83 ± 0.82 3.78 ± 0.54 3.56 ± 1.52 4.38 ± 1.57
c18:1n-1 0.05 ± 0.02 0.03 ± 0.01 0.06 ± 0.03 0.04 ± 0.01
c18:1n-9 25.15 ± 2.76 21.70 ± 3.57 24.19 ± 4.90 24.24 ± 2.77
c18:2n-6 25.31 ± 5.15 21.91 ± 6.53 19.79 ± 6.44 27.03 ± 7.32
c20:2n-9 0.58 ± 0.18 0.39 ± 0.12* 0.39 ± 0.09 0.47 ± 0.13
c20:3n-6 0.61 ± 0.25 0.60 ± 0.14 0.70 ± 0.33 0.49 ± 0.22
c20:4n-6 4.14 ± 1.14 4.98 ± 1.50 5.79 ± 2.84 3.89 ± 1.89
c22:4n-7 0.61 ± 0.23 1.09 ± 0.33 1.19 ± 0.40* 0.63 ± 0.37
c22:6n-3 4.99 ± 2.21 7.11 ± 2.46 8.68 ± 4.67 4.33 ± 3.59
  1. The numbers reflect the percentages of total fatty acid methyl esters. The fatty acids whose content were more than 0.01% were shown in our data.*P < 0.05 vs. NC group; **P < 0.01 vs. NC group. Data are presented as the means ± SD.