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Table 6 Fatty acid concentration (mg/100 g muscle) of longissimus thoracis obtained from Hanwoo steers fed with different supplementary hay

From: Effect of mixed hay supplementation during fattening on carcass traits and meat quality of Hanwoo steers

Compound RS MH TH SEM P value
C14:0 492c 727a 643b 38.75 <0.001
C16:0 2960c 4665a 4059b 226 <0.001
C16:1n-7 443b 740a 581ab 43.29 0.01
C18:0 992c 1551a 1342b 68.97 <0.001
C18:1n-9 4728c 7510a 6481b 259 <0.001
C18:2n-6 365c 528a 477b 14.25 <0.001
C18:3n-3 40.44c 92.46a 61.92b 3.58 <0.001
C20:1n-9 36.40a 54.20a 39.91b 2.87 <0.001
C20:4n-6 45.50b 63.77a 66.05a 4.51 <0.001
C20:5n-3 8.09b 12.75a 12.38a 0.86 <0.001
Total fatty acids 10111c 15944b 13763a 816 <0.001
∑SFA 4445b 6943a 6044a 312 <0.001
∑MUFA 5207c 8304a 7102b 285 <0.001
∑PUFA 459b 697a 618a 31.56 <0.001
∑n-6 410b 591a 544a 18.84 <0.001
∑n-3 48.53c 105a 74.31b 19.03 <0.001
n-6/n-3 8.46a 5.64b 7.31a 0.16 0.01
  1. RS rice straw, MH mixed hay, TH timothy hay
  2. SEM standard error of the means
  3. SFA saturated fatty acids, MUFA monounsaturated fatty acids, PUFA polyunsaturated fatty acids
  4. Different superscripts a~c in the same row indicate differences among diet groups (P < 0.05)