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Table 2 Sensory attributes of infraspinatus (IS) and gluteus medius (GM) muscles in goats during postmortem chill storage

From: Comparison of myofibrillar protein degradation, antioxidant profile, fatty acids, metmyoglobin reducing activity, physicochemical properties and sensory attributes of gluteus medius and infraspinatus muscles in goats

   Storage time (days) P value
Parameter Muscle 0 1 4 7 Storage Muscle × storage
Juiciness IS 7.81 ± 0.200a 6.84 ± 0.161b 6.19 ± 0.140b 6.98 ± 0.101b 0.043  
  GM 7.73 ± 0.030a 6.70 ± 0.322b 6.10 ± 0.210b 6.89 ± 0.520b 0.023 0.091
  P value 0.101 0.201 0.463 0.110   
Tenderness IS 6.35 ± 0.010a 8.38 ± 0.021bx 8.64 ± 0.010bx 8.60by ± 0.012 0.041  
  GM 6.30 ± 0.031a 7.78 ± 0.010by 7.65 ± 0.010by 7.99bx ± 0.011 0.011 0.108
  P value 0.213 0.011 0.019 0.009   
Flavor IS 7.70 ± 0.441 7.12 ± 0.433 7.43 ± 0.842 7.31 ± 0.774 0.876  
  GM 7.65 ± 0.532 7.19 ± 0.192 7.19 ± 0.141 7.60 ± 0.671 0.231 0.428
  P value 0.890 0.090 0.080 0.083   
Cooked colour IS 7.22 ± 0.531 7.27 ± 0.231 7.54 ± 0.682 7.80 ± 0.922 0.331  
  GM 7.12 ± 0.652 7.87 ± 0.472 7.17 ± 0.701 7.79 ± 0.991 0.234 0.101
  P value 0.392 0.104 0.172 0.106   
Overall acceptability IS 7.51 ± 0.712a 8.33 ± 0.760b 8.03 ± 0.820b 8.03 ± 0.510b 0.025 0.224
GM 7.52 ± 0.541a 8.45 ± 0.720b 8.05 ± 0.811b 8.03 ± 0.842b 0.043  
  P value 0.135 0.111 0.147 0.126   
  1. a, b c means having different superscripts along the same row are significantly different (P < 0.05). x, y means having different superscripts along the same column are significantly different (P < 0.05)