Table 3: The descriptive statistics for trans and unsaturated fatty acid composition of female and male quail meats.

Fatty acid (%)FemaleMale
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C15:10.080.090.070.060.090.080.060.060.060.09a0.060.100.060.070.080.090.090.060.100.08a
C16:17.168.087.135.627.386.006.357.386.758.06a6.917.688.447.098.257.306.115.645.866.48a
C18:141.8341.9739.8541.5744.4345.2440.441.5443.2241.38a43.0039.1546.8643.0639.5340.1837.8038.3143.3041.06a
C20:10.220.200.270.240.280.310.250.220.280.25a0.250.200.220.260.260.220.210.200.240.20a
C24:10.200.220.180.330.180.300.220.200.240.30a0.200.200.130.280.300.200.220.260.200.18a
MUFA49.4950.5647.5047.8252.3651.9347.2849.4050.5550.08a50.4247.3355.7150.7648.4247.9944.4344.4749.7048.00a
C16:1tr0.300.300.280.240.350.280.250.400.280.40a0.290.340.430.430.300.300.220.460.320.30a
C17:1tr0.140.120.160.140.160.140.120.140.120.14a0.140.120.120.140.160.150.160.140.120.16a
C18:1tr1.682.062.051.882.222.292.401.652.402.18a2.112.302.682.312.011.731.682.331.732.08a
C18:2tr0.200.180.220.220.190.110.160.300.050.24a0.160.180.100.130.130.070.150.170.130.26a
C18:3tr0.060.060.080.100.060.060.040.060.100.10a0.080.120.040.080.020.090.160.140.120.08a
Trans2.382.722.792.582.982.882.972.552.953.06a2.783.063.373.092.622.342.373.242.422.88a
C18:214.3013.9014.4814.4514.679.2616.0514.6012.0814.40a12.9116.096.9010.8815.2012.2115.8116.5313.0914.60a
C18:30.500.570.600.400.430.190.400.500.600.55a0.530.670.180.240.260.240.530.500.400.35a
PUFA14.8014.4715.0814.8515.109.4516.4515.1012.6814.95a13.4416.767.0811.1215.4612.4516.3417.0313.4914.95a
UFA64.2965.0362.5862.6767.4661.3863.7364.5063.2365.03a63.8664.0962.7961.8863.8860.4460.7761.5063.1962.95a
n-30.500.570.600.400.430.190.400.500.600.55a0.530.670.180.240.260.240.530.500.400.35a
n-614.3013.9014.4814.4514.679.2616.0514.6012.0814.40a12.9116.096.9010.8815.2012.2115.8116.5313.0914.60a
n-938.8643.1140.2339.2144.4545.0139.8538.8542.3644.25a43.6341.1447.0643.2444.1840.5837.8039.0843.8940.30a

PUFA/SFA0.440.440.430.420.510.260.490.450.370.46a0.400.510.200.310.460.330.440.480.390.43a
n-6/n-328.6024.3824.1336.1234.1148.7340.1229.2020.1326.18b24.3524.0138.3345.3358.4650.8729.8333.0632.7241.71a

Values with different superscripts indicate significance with difference between female and male quail in the same row (p < 0.05).
MUFA: monounsaturated fatty acids; PUFA: polyunsaturated fatty acids; UFA: unsaturated fatty acids; nd: nondetected;   = Standard Deviation.