Table 2: The descriptive statistics for saturated fatty acid composition of female and male quail meats.

Fatty acid (%)FemaleMale
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C14:00.600.830.770.570.560.810.600.650.700.62a0.590.790.710.730.800.870.580.920.660.75a
C15:00.120.140.150.120.120.120.160.120.160.11a0.130.150.150.150.140.150.100.140.120.15a
C16:025.4023.8225.2224.8622.6326.2723.7523.6524.3823.08b24.7625.0626.1026.5125.4226.9226.3125.5724.7226.20a
C17:00.200.160.200.180.090.110.110.200.090.20a0.200.180.170.160.110.240.260.200.150.14a
C18:06.506.817.888.675.857.748.257.658.067.50a7.316.266.237.176.488.379.017.598.416.38a
C20:00.400.390.330.250.220.510.300.600.300.30a0.240.260.330.200.400.500.470.690.230.45a
C24:00.110.100.080.100.090.180.130.080.130.10a0.130.150.150.110.150.170.130.150.100.10a
SFA33.3332.2534.6334.7529.5635.7433.3032.9533.8231.91b33.3632.8533.8435.0333.5037.2236.8635.2634.3934.17a

Values with different superscripts indicate significance with difference between female and male quail in the same row (p < 0.05).
SFA: saturated fatty acids; S: Standard Deviation.