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Table 3 Effect of PUFA on the total number of fetuses, the number of live and dead fetuses, and the percentage of dead fetuses in pregnant rats

From: Beneficial effects of walnut (Juglans regia L.) oil-derived polyunsaturated fatty acid prevents a prooxidant status and hyperlipidemia in pregnant rats with diabetes

Group Total Live Dead % Dead fetuses
PC 104 101 3 2.88
GDM 78 48 30 38.46#
LPUFA 82 54 28 34.15
MPUFA 86 62 24 27.91*
HPUFA 91 72 19 20.88**
  1. The data are expressed as the mean ± SD (n = 8/group)
  2. PC pregnant control, GDM gestational diabetes model group
  3. #P < 0.01 (vs. the PC group); *P < 0.05 (vs. the GDM group); **P < 0.01 (vs. the GDM group)