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Table 3 Average optical density values of BCRP and MRP4 in the liver, kidney, jejunum, and ileum in all treatment groups based on immunohistochemistry

From: Uric acid transporters BCRP and MRP4 involved in chickens uric acid excretion

Protein Item NC SD FM IU
BCRP Liver 0.039 ± 0.0032 0.027 ± 0.0058 0.045 ± 0.0046 0.027 ± 0.003
kidney 0.081 ± 0.0031 0.125 ± 0.0081** 0.198 ± 0.0128** 0.211 ± 0.0061**
Jejunum 0.067 ± 0.0034 0.064 ± 0.0022 0.054 ± 0.0036 0.050 ± 0.0158
Ileum 0.062 ± 0.0078 0.131 ± 0.0021** 0.083 ± 0.0028* 0.197 ± 0.0067**
MRP4 Liver 0.035 ± 0.0017 0.022 ± 0.0016** 0.040 ± 0.0039 0.029 ± 0.0023
kidney 0.097 ± 0.0043 0.115 ± 0.0092 0.165 ± 0.0007** 0.202 ± 0.0074**
Jejunum 0.064 ± 0.0025 0.052 ± 0.0020 0.048 ± 0.0074 0.045 ± 0.0079
Ileum 0.060 ± 0.0046 0.081 ± 0.0113 0.068 ± 0.0056 0.125 ± 0.0047**
  1. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01 compared with the NC group
  2. NC: control group; SD: sulfonamide-supplemented group; FM: fish meal group; IU: injection uric acid group. All data are means ± SE; N = 9 samples per treatment