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Table 1 Changes in compositions of fatty acids in total glycerophospholipids from the tadpole liver

From: Cold temperature blocks thyroid hormone-induced changes in lipid and energy metabolism in the liver of Lithobates catesbeianus tadpoles

FA 3-day treatment 7-day treatment
26 °C 4 °C 26 °C 4 °C
T3 (−) T3 (+) T3 (−) T3 (+) T3 (−) T3 (+) T3 (−) T3 (+)
SFA
 16:0 33.4 ± 0.5 32.9 ± 0.4 31.6 ± 0.2 32.0 ± 0.1 34.1 ± 0.7 33.5 ± 0.3 29.6 ± 0.6 31.6 ± 1.8
 18:0 17.9 ± 1.2 17.3 ± 0.6 15.9 ± 0.1 15.4 ± 0.5 16.6 ± 0.4 18.4 ± 1.3 16.8 ± 0.2 18.6 ± 1.7
MUFA
 16:1n-7 5.8 ± 0.4 6.0 ± 0.3 7.8 ± 0.1 7.2 ± 0.1 5.5 ± 0.4 5.9 ± 0.7 5.7 ± 0.1 5.4 ± 0.3
 18:1n-9 10.4 ± 0.8a 11.6 ± 0.6a,b 11.7 ± 0.1a,b 13.1 ± 0.2b 8.2 ± 0.4 11.0 ± 1.3 10.0 ± 0.6 9.7 ± 0.8
C18 PUFA
 18:2n-6 6.3 ± 0.2 7.5 ± 0.4 7.0 ± 0.3 6.9 ± 0.2 7.2 ± 0.6 6.9 ± 0.4 7.7 ± 0.4 6.8 ± 0.7
 18:3n-3 4.6 ± 0.3 5.7 ± 0.3 5.4 ± 0.5 5.3 ± 0.3 6.7 ± 0.9 6.5 ± 1.6 10.7 ± 0.5 9.1 ± 1.0
C20 PUFA
 20:4n-6 9.8 ± 0.8 8.6 ± 0.4 8.2 ± 0.1 7.6 ± 0.3 10.5 ± 0.3a 8.7 ± 0.6a,b 8.4 ± 0.3b 8.1 ± 0.3b
 20:5n-3 7.0 ± 0.2 5.4 ± 0.1 6.9 ± 0.2 6.5 ± 0.3 5.5 ± 0.3a 3.7 ± 0.1b 5.8 ± 0.2a 5.7 ± 0.7a
C22 PUFA
 22:5n-3 2.1 ± 0.1 2.3 ± 0.1 2.5 ± 0.2 2.5 ± 0.1 2.4 ± 0.2 2.6 ± 0.1 2.5 ± 0.1 2.4 ± 0.1
 22:6n-3 2.9 ± 0.3 2.8 ± 0.1 3.0 ± 0.2 3.7 ± 0.1 3.2 ± 0.3 2.8 ± 0.3 2.8 ± 0.1 2.6 ± 0.2
  1. 18:1n-9 contains18:1n-9t (elaidic acid) and 18:1n-9c (oleic acid). Each value is the mean ± SEM (n = 3). Different letters indicate significantly different means and were determined by one-way analysis of variance with Fisher’s test for multiple comparisons (p < 0.05)
  2. FA fatty acid, T3 3,3′,5-triiodothyronie, SFA saturated fatty acid, MUFA monounsaturated fatty acid, PUSA polyunsaturated fatty acid