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Table 3 Correlation of the lipids in spermatozoa with total motility (n = 24)

From: High-coverage targeted lipidomics revealed dramatic lipid compositional changes in asthenozoospermic spermatozoa and inverse correlation of ganglioside GM3 with sperm motility

Lipids Pearson correlation coefficient P value
Total Cho -0.489 0.015
Total GM3 -0.533 0.007
Total LPI -0.551 0.005
Total PE -0.523 0.009
Total plasmalogenPC -0.434 0.034
GM3 d18:1/16:0 -0.536 0.007
GM3 d18:0/24:0 -0.509 0.011
GM3 d18:1/22:0 -0.455 0.026
GM3 d18:1/24:0 -0.492 0.015
GM3 d18:1/24:1 -0.586 0.003
LPI18:0 -0.543 0.006
PC40:4p -0.444 0.030
PE32:1 -0.434 0.034
PE38:4p -0.524 0.009
PE38:6p -0.649 0.001
PE38:6 -0.459 0.024
PE40:6p -0.484 0.017
PE40:6 -0.493 0.014
PG38:4 -0.565 0.004
  1. Correlations of lipids with progressive motility were tested by Pearson’s correlation analysis. Results were considered to be statistically significant if P < 0.05