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Table 5 Effect of dietary mountain celery on serum, blood, and carcass variables 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
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 126 ± 5.7a 109 ± 5.1b 0.0006
Total triacylglycerols (mg/dL) 92.5 ± 5.30a 78.6 ± 3.80b 0.0003
HDL (mg/dL) 30.6 ± 2.75 38.6 ± 5.0 0.0031
LDL (mg/dL) 34.4 ± 2.93a 28.3 ± 1.17b 0.0001
Malonedialdehyde (μmol/L) 3.57 ± 1.31a 1.59 ± 0.77b 0.0024
Heterophils to Lymphocyte (%) 0.84 ± 0.16a 0.59 ± 0.12a 0.0021
Abdominal fat deposition (%) 1.80 ± 0.27a 1.20 ± 0.15b 0.0001
Relative weight of liver (%) 2.25 ± 0.21a 1.87 ± 0.19b 0.0001
  1. a,bMeans in the same row with different letters are significantly different
  2. Values are mean ± SE (n = 10)