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Table 7 The serum anti-oxidative parameters after indicated treatments1

From: Responses to dietary levels of methionine in broilers medicated or vaccinated against coccidia under Eimeria tenella-challenged condition

  Medicated groups Vaccinated groups P value
Met2 concentrations: 0.45% 0.56% 0.68% 0.45% 0.56% 0.68% Anticoccidial program Met levels Anticoccidial program × Met levels
GPx (U/mL) 1285.26 ± 172.80b 1392.71 ± 194.74a 1321.81 ± 186.24ab 1240.43 ± 157.82b 1266.49 ± 160.72b 1265.93 ± 161.22b 0.042 0.038 0.021
MDA (nmol/mL) 6.93 ± 0.72e 8.62 ± 0.89c 10.64 ± 1.11a 7.74 ± 0.99d 8.66 ± 1.19c 9.40 ± 1.34b 0.102 0.015 0.207
T-AOC (mmol Trolox) 9.55 ± 1.07b 10.36 ± 1.96a 9.85 ± 1.53ab 8.46 ± 0.93c 8.77 ± 1.01bc 8.79 ± 1.17bc 0.023 0.032 0.035
  1. 1An anticoccidial drug (narasin, 60 mg/kg diet) was added to diets in medicated groups, and an anticoccidial 7-valent live vaccine was inoculated in vaccinated groups
  2. 2Met methionine, GPx glutathione peroxidase, MDA malondialdehyde, T-AOC total antioxidant capacity
  3. a,b,c,d,eThe data of the same row not sharing a lowercase letter differ (P < 0.05, n = 30)