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Table 3 The effect of dietary supplementation of AlphaGal to low energy diet on the immune status and lipid profile of broiler chickens

From: Effect of dietary supplementation of alpha-galactosidase on the growth performance, ileal digestibility, intestinal morphology, and biochemical parameters in broiler chickens

Item Energy P-value AlphaGal (mg/kg diet) P-value Energy × AlphaGal P-value SEM
RED LED 0 50 RED+ 0 AlphaGal RED+ 50 AlphaGal LED+ 0 AlphaGal LED+ 50 AlphaGal
Alkaline phosphatase (U/L) 55.21b 84.950a 0.02 70.51 69.65 0.93 57.49 60.27 90.86 79.03 0.34 6.14
Immune response
 IgM (mg/dL) 99.84 89.55 0.796 114.23 75.16 0.31 94.77 103.00 131.76 47.33 0.45 18.53
 Complement 3 (mg/dL) 89.67 102.69 0.514 110.12 82.24 0.14 110.00 78.01 118.91 86.48 0.405 9.84
 Interleukin 10 (pg/mL) 0.18 0.15 0.44 0.16 0.17 0.69 0.14 0.22 0.17 0.13 0.43 0.02
Lipid profile
 TG (mg/dL) 94.74a 61.32b 0.01 86.58 69.47 0.14 122.45a 75.97ab 59.66b 62.98b 0.02 9.63
 TC (mg/dL) 202.86 218.64 0.55 215.69 205.81 0.68 204.29 194.96 220.61 216.66 0.82 10.88
 LDL (mg/dL) 127.31 131.85 0.813 129.75 129.41 0.98 133.63 124.22 129.09 134.61 0.979 10.10
 HDL (mg/dL) 60.58a 50.77b 0.02 64.98a 46.37b 0.001 70.93a 45.88b 54.67b 46.87b 0.01 2.06
  1. a,b,c,d)Means within the same column carrying different superscripts are significantly different at (P < 0.05)
  2. RED Recommended energy diet, LED Low energy diet “–120 kcal/kg diet”
  3. TC Total cholesterol, TG Triglycerides, HDL High-density lipoprotein, LDL Low-density lipoprotein