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Table 5 Effect of dietary vitamin E and/or selenium supplementation on the serum parameters of broilers

From: The impact of vitamin E and/or selenium dietary supplementation on growth parameters and expression levels of the growth-related genes in broilers

Groups
Items
Control Vit. E Se Vit. E + Se
Cholesterol (mg/dl) 140.47±3.55 b 183.47±3.54 a 171.60±4.65 a 182.80±3.80 a
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 47.56±0.29 48.71±2.14 47.98±1.65 46.35±1.52
LDL (mg/dl) 13.11±0.72 12.90±3.07 12.52±1.41 12.15±1.16
HDL (mg/dl) 97.29±1.85c 117.93±1.59b 112.67±2.03b 142.40±1.55a
Urea (mg/dl) 4.20±0.05ab 3.53±0.08b 4.93±0.45 a 4.46±0.25 a
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.40 ±0.09 0.54 ±0.06 0.56± 0.05 0.46 ±0.02
ALT (u/l) 7.32±0.74 a 5.96±0.52ab 6.13±0.03 ab 4.93±0.31b
AST (u/l) 195.57±3.96 203.67±2.34 193.80 ±3.58 203.13 ±3.93
  1. Values are means ± standard error. Mean values with different letters at the same row significantly at (P≤0.05). Vit. E= group supplemented with vitamin E; Se= group supplemented with selenium; Vit. E + Se=group supplemented with vitamin E and selenium