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Table 3 Relative transcription levels of the immune-related genes normalized to EF1A B

From: Substitution of dietary fish oil with plant oils is associated with shortened mid intestinal folds in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

  Pyloric caeca Mid intestine Distal intestine
  FO OO RO SO FO OO RO SO FO OO RO SO
CD3 1 ± 0.07 a 1.63 ± 0.21 b 1.38 ± 0.10ab 1.44 ± 0.13 b 1 ± 0.03a 1.22 ± 0.29a 0.99 ± 0.11a 0.96 ± 0.06a 1 ± 0.05ab 1.21 ± 0.11 a 1.13 ± 0.11ab 0.89 ± 0.07 b
COX-2a 1 ± 0.17a 1.56 ± 0.29a 1.36 ± 0.15a 1.28 ± 0.22a 1 ± 0.21a 0.98 ± 0.10a 1.08 ± 0.11a 1.20 ± 0.17a 1 ± 0.33a 0.85 ± 0.17a 1.19 ± 0.21a 0.85 ± 0.24a
IgM 1 ± 0.29a 1.37 ± 0.38a 0.80 ± 0.20a 0.97 ± 0.28a 1 ± 0.30a 0.93 ± 0.28a 0.72 ± 0.20a 0.95 ± 0.17a 1 ± 0.40 a 0.99 ± 0.30 a 0.52 ± 0.12ab 0.31 ± 0.14 b
IgT 1 ± 0.17a 1.97 ± 0.61a 0.85 ± 0.12a 0.94 ± 0.17a 1 ± 0.22a 1.23 ± 0.18a 0.89 ± 0.22a 1.43 ± 0.30a 1 ± 0.17 a 1.09 ± 0.33 a 0.71 ± 0.18ab 0.37 ± 0.07 b
IL-1β 1 ± 0.29a 0.94 ± 0.23a 0.63 ± 0.14a 0.91 ± 0.22a 1 ± 0.29a 1.51 ± 0.68a 0.90 ± 0.20a 0.89 ± 0.29a 1 ± 0.25a 1.26 ± 0.68a 1.07 ± 0.29a 0.92 ± 0.52a
MHCII 1 ± 0.11 a 1.59 ± 0.18 b 1.32 ± 0.17ab 1.44 ± 0.19ab 1 ± 0.11a 1.23 ± 0.26a 0.92 ± 0.15a 0.92 ± 0.14a 1 ± 0.14a 1.15 ± 0.13a 1.48 ± 0.18a 1.02 ± 0.15a
NOD2 1 ± 0.09a 1.31 ± 0.12a 1.32 ± 0.10a 1.21 ± 0.09a 1 ± 0.06a 0.98 ± 0.09a 0.92 ± 0.10a 0.87 ± 0.06a 1 ± 0.10a 1.23 ± 0.16a 1.90 ± 0.58a 0.96 ± 0.15a
TGF-β 1 ± 0.15 a 1.59 ± 0.13ab 1.71 ± 0.15 b 1.74 ± 0.21 b 1 ± 0.16a 1.44 ± 0.27a 1.19 ± 0.21a 1.26 ± 0.11a 1 ± 0.16a 1.71 ± 0.41a 1.54 ± 0.27a 0.97 ± 0.33a
TNF-α 1 ± 0.14a 0.93 ± 0.19a 0.68 ± 0.11a 0.93 ± 0.16a NA NA NA NA 1 ± 0.13a 2.16 ± 1.31a 1.44 ± 0.28a 1.36 ± 0.75a
  1. The data are presented as mean ± SEM relative to the mean of the fish oil group.
  2. FO, fish oil, OO, olive oil, RO, rapeseed oil, SO, soybean oil, NA, Not applied.
  3. a,bSignificant differences (ANOVA, P < 0.05) between dietary groups in the same intestinal segment are denoted by different letters. The values that differ significantly are highlighted in bold text.