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Table 1 Main classes of lipids [μmol/L] in serum of one-week goat kids depending on the type of rearing

From: Profile of serum lipid metabolites of one-week-old goat kids depending on the type of rearing

Class of lipids [μmol/L] Kids weaned immediately after birth (n = 22) Kids left with mothers (n = 30) Mixed-effect ANCOVA
Median (IQR) Range Median (IQR) Range Type of rearing effect (p-value with Holm-Bonferroni correction) Mother effect
(p-value)
Free fatty acidsa 419 (342–528) 271–714 566 (390–702) 272–1402 0.762 0.627
Acylcarnitines 16.4 (14.8–20.1) 10.3–26.7 24.3 (17.0–45.3) 12.2–92.2 0.222 0.020
Cholesterol estersb 1160 (1049–1492) 409–2703 1516 (1303–1910) 877–2256 0.396 0.062
Lysophosphatidylcholines (choline lyso-lecithins) 333 (246–385) 170–427 434 (290–515) 162–837 0.928 0.616
Diacyl-phosphatidylcholines (choline lecithins) 846 (708–1025) 551–1248 1003 (851–1112) 612–1351 0.064 0.053
Acyl-alkyl-phosphatidylcholines (choline plasmalogens) 122 (102–141) 71–177 154 (126–170) 82–236 0.001 0.001
Sphingomyelins 77 (68–83) 52–109 87 (80–99) 53–128 0.580 0.338
Ceramides 2.5 (1.8–2.9) 1.4–5.3 3.9 (2.9–5.1) 1.9–8.4 0.002 0.136
Glycosphingolipids 3.9 (3.3–4.4) 2.7–5.2 4.2 (3.8–4.8) 2.8–6.3 0.238 0.051
Simple lipidsc 429 (303–612) 170–1518 662 (413–1081) 226–2214 0.566 0.261
  1. a to convert into mg/dL multiply by 0.0283
  2. b to convert into mg/dL multiply by 0.0386
  3. c to convert into mg/dL multiply by 0.0885