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Table 2 Assessment of follicular fluid and serum fatty acids with the outcome of pregnancy

From: The role of fatty acids on ICSI outcomes: a prospective cohort study

  Fatty acid (ppm) No. oocyte MII MI GV Good embryo
Follicular Fluid fatty acids Palmitic (C16:0) −0.4 (0.69) −0.01 (0.89) −0.003 (0.97) 0.07 (0.44) 0.08 (0.39)
Palmitoleic (C16:1) 0.11 (0.24) 0.05 (0.61) −0.06 (0.53) 0.02 (0.80) 0.04 (0.68)
Stearic (C18:0) 0.08 (0.4) −0.19 (0.04) −0.08 (0.39) 0.10 (0.28) 0.03 (0.77)
Myristic (C14:0) −0.04 (0.64) −0.04 (0.66) 0.03 (0.71) 0.07 (0.43) 0.02 (0.80)
Oleic (C18:1) −0.43 (0.66) 0 (0.98) 0.07 (0.45) 0.09 (0.32) −0.02 (0.81)
linolenic (C18:3) −0.14 (0.27) 0.37 (0.004) 0.04 (0.075) 0.12 (0.33) −0.06 (0.63)
Linoleic (C18:2) −0.04 (0.65) −0.01 (0.90) −0.02 (0.81) 0.09 (0.35) 0.02 (0.81)
Arachidonic (C20:4) 0.16 (0.13) 0.02 (0.81) −0.03 (0.72) 0.05 (0.63) −0.11 (0.33)
Caproic (C6: 0) −0.18 (0.35) 0.04 (0.81) 0.03 (0.87) −0.09 (0.64) 0.16 (0.4)
EPA (C20:5) 0.10 (0.30) 0.05 (0.61) −0.03 (0.75) −0.10 (0.30) 0.05 (0.56)
Tricosanoic (C23:0) 0.04 (0.65) 0.05 (0.58) −0.03 (0.76) −0.04 (0.66) 0.05 (0.60)
DHA (C22:6) 0.05 (0.64) 0 (0.93) −0.05 (0.62) 0.13 (0.23) −0.04 (0.70
Serum fatty acids Palmitic (C16:0) 0.07 (0.45) 0.12 (0.23) 0.14 (0.142) 0.16 (0.88) −0.009 (0.93)
Palmitoleic (C16:1) 1.01 (0.67) −0.14 (0.15) 0.02 (0.71) 0.28 (0.005) −0.01 (0.90)
Stearic (C18:0) −0.09 (0.37) −0.09 (0.35) −0.05 (0.59) 0.31 (0.002) 0.02 (0.80)
Myristic (C14:0) −0.06 (0.54) −0.02 (0.79) 0.10 (0.31) 0.06 (0.54) 0.03 (0.76)
Oleic (C18:1) 0.58 (0.002) 0.07 (0.45) −0.06 (0.53) −0.04 (0.72) 0.07 (0.50)
linolenic (C18:3) −0.15 (0.25) 0.05 (0.68) −0.04 (0.74) 0.13 (0.33) 0.01 (0.90)
Linoleic (C18:2) −0.04 (0.67) 0.13 (0.19) −0.10 (0.29) −0.06 (0.50) 0.11 (0.28)
Arachidonic (C20:4) −0.16 (0.88) 0.12 (0.26) −0.10 (0.35) −0.04 (0.65) 0.12 (0.26)
Caproic (C6: 0) −0.06 (0.42) 0.13 (0.49) −0.008 (0.97) −0.17 (0.40) −1 (0.63)
EPA (C20:5) −0.02 (0.77) 0.01 (0.84) 0.04 (0.64) −0.05 (0.59) 0.06 (0.54)
Tricosanoic (C23:0) 0.01 (0.89) −0.10 (0.31) −0.003 (0.97) 0.24 (0.014) −0.14 (0.16)
DHA (C22:6) −0.08 (0.43) 0.10 (0.35) −0.10 (0.36) −0.01 (0.91) 0.11 (0.32)
  1. Values are reported as Correlation coefficient (P-value)