Skip to main content

Advertisement

Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Table 3 Correlations between cross-sectional areas of the sperm ultrastructures in the base of midpiece and sperm morphology

From: Comparative analysis of mammalian sperm ultrastructure reveals relationships between sperm morphology, mitochondrial functions and motility

Sperm morphology Ultrastructures Head length Head width Midpiece length Principal length Flagellar length Flagellum:head ratio
ODFs 0.3379 −0.2861 0.7733** 0.5679 0.6755** 0.5389
Axoneme 0.3994 0.0832 0.1348 0.0291 0.0676 −0.0368
FSa −0.0256 − 0.0020 0.1376 0.4675 0.3561 0.4017
MS 0.0186 −0.5027 0.8374** 0.9286*** 0.9322*** 0.9136***
odf1 0.3635 −0.2991 0.8** 0.5873 0.6981* 0.5562
odf2 0.3493 −0.2174 0.7002* 0.4812 0.5910 0.4478
odf3 0.3299 −0.2632 0.7396* 0.5188 0.6306 0.4943
odf4 0.2942 −0.2750 0.7278* 0.5043 0.6169 0.4873
odf5 0.3467 −0.3025 0.7876** 0.5694 0.6818* 0.5431
odf6 0.3567 −0.2875 0.7745** 0.5514 0.6651* 0.5227
odf7 0.3020 −0.2633 0.7255* 0.5076 0.6182 0.4874
odf8 0.3149 −0.2702 0.7389* 0.5183 0.6301 0.4974
odf9 0.3185 −0.1793 0.688* 0.5101 0.6057 0.4696
t-odf area 0.3291 −0.2824 0.7627** 0.5492 0.6594* 0.5234
  1. *P<0.05, **P<0.01, ***P<0.001. Analyses with autocorrelation between variables were not included in the table. a: the areas of FS indicate the areas of FS in the boundary of midpiece and principal piece. .t-odf area = (odf1 + odf2 + odf3 + odf4 + odf5 + odf6 + odf7 + odf8 + odf9) area