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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for intramuscular fat and fatty acid (FA) profile traits of Longissimus dorsi muscle in Santa Inês sheep

From: Estimates of genomic heritability and genome-wide association study for fatty acids profile in Santa Inês sheep

Trait Nomenclature aN Mean bSD cMin dMax
Intramuscular fat (%) IMF 216 3.46 0.769 1.62 4.93
Myristic acid (mg/mg) C14:0 216 2.21 0.752 0.96 4.35
Palmitic acid C16:0 216 22.17 1.949 10.51 29.43
Stearic acid C18:0 216 20.29 3.342 12.53 33.26
Palmitoleic acid C16:1 216 1.54 0.245 0.98 2.16
Oleic acid C18:1 216 36.04 3.04 23.92 45.99
Linoleic acid C18:2 ω6 216 3.99 1.151 1.47 8.05
Conjugated linoleic acid CLA c9t11 216 0.43 0.184 0.076 0.924
Alpha-Linolenic acid C18:3 ω3 216 0.30 0.150 0.00 0.797
Sum of saturated FA SFAt 216 46.92 4.399 28.38 59.88
Sum of monounsaturated FA MUFAt 216 45.17 3.919 32.02 62.21
Sum of polyunsaturated FA PUFAt 216 6.55 1.927 2.37 12.39
Sum of omega-3 FA ω3t 216 0.89 0.532 0.111 2.99
Sum of omega-6 FA ω6t 216 5.23 1.618 1.82 10.6
Ratio of PUFA to SFA PUFA/SFA 216 0.14 0.049 0.048 0.322
Ratio of ω6 to ω3 ω6/ω3 216 7.62 5.33 2.82 55.32
  1. anumber of phenotyped animals; bstandard deviation; cminimum; dmaximum