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Table 5 The average concentrations of pro-inflammatory cytokines and acute phase proteins in plasma of peripheral blood of goats

From: Feeding a high-grain diet reduces the percentage of LPS clearance and enhances immune gene expression in goat liver

Item Diet SED a Effect, P -value
LG HG Diet Time Diet × Time
TNFα (fmol/mL)
 0 h 15.54 52.36 6.98 <0.001 0.681 0.774
 4 h 11.51 71.67     
 8 h 19.24 53.92     
IL-1B (ng/mL)
 0 h 0.05 0.11 0.02 <0.001 0.089 0.127
 4 h 0.06 0.14     
 8 h 0.06 0.09     
IL-6 (pg/mL)
 0 h 93.99 107.02 23.81 0.097 0.372 0.717
 4 h 120.56 150.95     
 8 h 116.58 161.07     
LBP (μg/mL)
 0 h 13.58 42.22 4.23 <0.001 0.612 0.734
 4 h 14.50 42.34     
 8 h 16.25 37.91     
Hp (μg/mL)
 0 h 79.55 365.58 50.42 0.021 0.477 0.636
 4 h 183.39 307.53     
 8 h 112.66 350.52     
SAA (μg/mL)
 0 h 57.31 348.56 37.49 0.024 0.726 0.627
 4 h 78.18 386.66     
 8 h 63.06 324.88     
  1. aSED: standard error of difference between treatment and control.