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Table 1 Sperm quality variables assessed in High Motile and Low Motile sperm fractions

From: Small RNA sequencing of cryopreserved semen from single bull revealed altered miRNAs and piRNAs expression between High- and Low-motile sperm populations

Variables High Motile Low Motile
MOT TOT (%) 48.44 ± 4.65a 3.78 ± 4.65b
PRG (%) 39.94 ± 4.64a 1.86 ± 4.64b
VSL (μm/s) 66.65 ± 5.66a 25.25 ± 5.66b
VCL (μm/s) 102.47 ± 6.90a 50.79 ± 6.90b
VAP (μm/s) 72.00 ± 5.43a 31.60 ± 5.43b
LIN (%) 63.94 ± 5.57 48.59 ± 5.57
STR (%) 92.02 ± 4.07 82.03 ± 4.07
WOB (%) 69.15 ± 4.25 57.60 ± 4.25
ALH (μm) 3.04 ± 0.23a 2.14 ± 0.23b
BCF (Hz) 9.34 ± 0.68a 4.12 ± 0.68b
VIA (%) 68.75 ± 3.90a 10.39 ± 3.90b
DIA (%) 23.72 ± 3.25a 36.27 ± 3.25b
VDA (%) 1.24 ± 0.54 0.78 ± 0.54
DDA (%) 6.39 ± 2.56a 52.54 ± 2.56b
  1. MOT TOT total motility, PRG cells progressive motility, VSL straight-line velocity, VCL curvilinear velocity, VAP average path velocity, LIN linear coefficient, STR straightness coefficient, WOB wobble coefficient, ALH amplitude of lateral head displacement, BCF beat cross-frequency, VIA viable with intact acrosome, DIA dead with intact acrosome, VDA viable with disrupted acrosome, DDA dead with disrupted acrosome
  2. a, bvalues within a row with different superscripts differ significantly at P <0.05