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Table 2 Total lipid and triglyceride content in tissue in the riboflavin-deficient group and the control group

From: Maternal diet deficient in riboflavin induces embryonic death associated with alterations in the hepatic proteome of duck embryos

Variable RD CON SEM P-value
Maternal liver
 Total lipid (%) 18.1 14.2 1.02 0.053
 TG (mg/g) 22.5 25.2 1.07 0.230
Egg yolk
 total lipid (%) 0.28 0.28 0.006 0.592
 TG (mg/g) 42.0 45.9 3.07 0.538
Embryonic liver (E20)
 Total lipid (%) 22.6 22.8 0.67 0.894
 TG (mg/g) 10.6 9.24 0.55 0.226
Embryonic liver (E27)
 Total lipid (%) 17.2 15.5 0.60 0.187
 TG (mg/g) 7.78a 4.37b 0.44 < 0.001
  1. SEM standard error of the mean, TG triglyceride, RD riboflavin-deficient, CON control
  2. a, bMean values with unlike superscript letters were significantly different (P < 0.05). Data were analysed by a T-test. Data are expressed as the mean and pooled SEM (n = 10)