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Table 6 Effects of ORI on the concentration of serum cytokine of broiler chickens (ng/L)

From: Effects of dietary supplementation with oridonin on the growth performance, relative organ weight, lymphocyte proliferation, and cytokine concentration in broiler chickens

Items Diet Treatments1 SEM2 P-Value
CON O1 O2 O3
14 d
 IL-2 11.37b 23.28a 25.49a 30.12a 0.62 0.037
 IL-4 96.97b 253.47a 276.37a 337.37a 3.24 0.012
 TNF-a 214.77b 456.32a 469.87a 496.78a 4.45 0.027
28 d
 IL-2 12.07b 21.58a 25.34a 29.72a 1.02 0.021
 IL-4 103.42b 188.67a 205.67a 211.34a 3.45 0.019
 TNF-a 425.38b 675.30a 692.34a 732.04a 6.72 0.039
42 d
 IL-2 14.24b 26.23a 28.37a 28.97a 0.95 0.019
 IL-4 114.37b 190.24a 219.37a 286.34a 1.38 0.031
 TNF-a 109.37b 385.34a 403.37a 465.35a 7.65 0.047
  1. 1Control = basal diet; O1, O2, and O3 groups = basal diet with 50, 80, and 100 mg/kg ORI, respectively
  2. 2Standard error of the mean based on pooled estimate of variation
  3. a-bMeans within the same row that do not share a common superscript are significantly different (P < 0.05); n = 8