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Table 2 Maternal and litter characteristics by diet and early prenatal stress

From: Maternal DHA supplementation influences sex-specific disruption of placental gene expression following early prenatal stress

Dams Litter size Males Females Corpora lutea Fetal* loss Resorptions Sex ratio
CTL–No EPS 7 ± 1.63 4.66 ± 1.25 2.33 ± 0.47 8 ± 1.41 1 ± 0.82 1 ± 1.414 0.66
CTL–EPS 5 ± 2.53 2.8 ± 1.33 2.2 ± 1.72 9 ± 2.76 4 ± 2.76 1.6 ±0.8 0.64
No EPS–DHA 7.66 ± 0.47 4.33 ± 1.25 3.33 ± 0.94 7.66 ± 0.47 0 0.333 ± 0.47 0.56
EPS–DHA 7.5 ± 0.5 5.25 ± 0.43 2.25 ± 0.83 8 ± 0.71 0.5 ± 0.87 0.5 ± 0.87 0.71
  1. Data presented as Mean ± SD. Fetal loss was quantified as the difference between litter size and number of corpus lutea
  2. *Denotes a significant main effect of diet on fetal loss (p = 0.041), but diet*EPS interaction was not significant. Please refer to the “Effect of EPS and maternal diet on litter characteristics” section in the main text