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Table 4 Effect of dietary mountain celery on lipogenic and antioxidant gene expression in broiler chickens measured at 42 days of age

From: Evaluation of hepatic lipogenesis and antioxidant status of broiler chickens fed mountain celery

Variable Control Mountain celery (7.5 gkg− 1) P-value
Acetyl CoA carboxylase 0.025 ± 0.007a 0.003 ± 0.001b 0.0088
Fatty acid synthase 0.071 ± 0.018a 0.011 ± 0.002b 0.0049
Lipoprotein lipase 0.012 ± 0.004a 0.002 ± 0.001b 0.0189
Malic enzyme 0.029 ± 0.009a 0.002 ± 0.001b 0.0111
Superoxide dismutase 1 0.0006 ± 0.0001b 0.014 ± 0.002a 0.0001
Catalase 0.0005 ± 0.0001b 0.005 ± 0.001a 0.0007
  1. a,b,cMeans in the same row with different letters are significantly different
  2. Values are relative quantitative PCR (Target/β-actin)
  3. Values are mean ± SE (n = 10)