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Table 3 Effect of dietary ZnO-NPs supplementation on zinc concnetrations in liver and brain tissues of Japanese quails

From: Impact of dietary zinc oxide nanoparticles on selected serum biomarkers, lipid peroxidation and tissue gene expression of antioxidant enzymes and cytokines in Japanese quail

Tissues Unit Dietary groups SEM P values
Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4
Liver PPb/g tissue 1.10Aa 5.20Ab 5.40Ab 5.15Ab 1.34 0.05
Brain PPb/g tissue 1.09Aa 2.80Bb 2.89Bb 2.05Bb 1.07 0.04
  1. A−B Means within a column not sharing a common superscript differ significantly with corresponding p value
  2. a−c Means within a row not sharing a common superscript differ significantly with corresponding p value
  3. Group 1: control; Group 2: ZnO-NPs 15 mg/kg diet; Group 3: ZnO-NPs 30 mg/kg diet; Group 4: ZnO-NPs 60 mg/kg diet
  4. Abbreviations: ZnO-NPs zinc oxide nano particles, SEM Standard error of mean, PPb/g tissue part per billion per a gram of tissue