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Table 1 Mean relative gene expression of zinc transporters and metallothionein in jejunal tissue of piglets at 1 and 18 dpi 1

From: High-dose dietary zinc oxide mitigates infection with transmissible gastroenteritis virus in piglets

Gene 1 dpi 18 dpi Significance
Znlow Znmed Znhigh Znlow Znmed Znhigh Diet Time Diet × Time
ZIP4 1,22 ± 0,16 1,46 ± 0,16 0,44 ± 0,08 3,91 ± 0,44 1,68 ± 0,295 0,39 ± 0,18 *** ** **
ZnT1 0,94 ± 0,11 0,81 ± 0,08 1,47 ± 0,35 0,63 ± 0,06 0,77 ± 0,075 1,38 ± 0,23 ** ns ns
ZnT2 1,39 ± 0,44 0,50 ± 0,14 1,82 ± 0,54 1,10 ± 0,58 1,09 ± 0,634 0,85 ± 0,40 ns ns ns
ZnT5 0,68 ± 0,06 0,61 ± 0,10 0,86 ± 0,13 0,72 ± 0,10 0,50 ± 0,07 1,04 ± 0,14 ** ns ns
MT1 0,12 ± 0,02 0,12 ± 0,01 2,59 ± 4,23 0,10 ± 0,01 0,15 ± 0,031 11,71 ± 4,28 *** ns ns
  1. Data are means ± SEs, n = 10/group. Significances are depicted as: **, P < 0.01; ***, P < 0.001.
  2. 1Abbreviations: MT1 metallothionein-1, ZIP4 Zn transporter SLC39A4, ZnT1 Zn transporter SLC30A1, ZnT2 Zn transporter SLC30A2, ZnT5 Zn transporter SLC30A5.