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Table 4 Loadings for the first three principal components 1

From: Expression of genes controlling fat deposition in two genetically diverse beef cattle breeds fed high or low silage diets

Variable PC1 PC2 PC3
TL 0.883 −0.259 0.021
14:0 0.579 −0.681 0.260
16:0 0.274 −0.740 0.526
16:1c9 0.778 −0.319 −0.415
18:0 −0.592 0.060 0.643
18:1c9 0.762 −0.062 −0.327
CLA 0.723 −0.006 −0.492
18:2n-6 −0.784 0.443 −0.051
ACACA 0.799 0.339 0.297
CRAT 0.798 0.348 0.211
CPT1 −0.402 0.464 0.092
LPL 0.836 0.364 0.120
PPARA 0.862 0.212 0.215
PPARG 0.926 0.091 0.188
FABP4 0.853 0.080 −0.152
SCD 0.845 0.341 0.077
SREBF1 0.816 0.270 0.234
Proportion of variance (%) 57.10 13.04 9.43
Cumulative variance (%) 57.10 70.14 79.57
  1. 1PC principal component, TL total lipids.