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Table 1 Sperm quality traits in relation to bull fertility group

From: The micro-RNA content of unsorted cryopreserved bovine sperm and its relation to the fertility of sperm after sex-sorting

  LF HF
N Mean ± SD Min Max n Mean ± SD Min Max
Progressive motility (%) 28 36.21 ± 13.33 9.50 66.60 32 37.82 ± 7.95 19.50 58.60
PMAI sperm (%) 28 45.96 ± 8.63 20.66 58.98 32 48.98 ± 8.75 26.52 63.67
CposPInegPNAnegFnegMpos sperm (%) 28 31.12 ± 6.66 17.19 45.54 32 35.08 ± 8.19 19.27 55.19
Mean DFI 28 201.91 ± 3.50 198.53 214.29 32 201.02 ± 5.99 179.30 214.94
SD of DFI 28 33.52 ± 11.60 20.53 73.77 32 36.65 ± 9.91 20.95 65.63
%DFI (%) 28 4.01 ± 1.59 2.05 8.65 32 4.57 ± 2.21 2.04 10.14
  1. LF low-fertility group, HF high-fertility group; n, number of ejaculates, PMAI percentage of sperm with intact plasma membrane and unstained acrosome, CposPInegPNAnegFnegMpos percentage of sperm with high esterase activity, intact plasma membrane, unstained acrosome, low intracellular Ca2+ levels and high mitochondrial membrane potential, DFI DNA fragmentation index, SD standard deviation, %DFI percentage of sperm with high DNA fragmentation-index