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Table 4 Analysis of serum indices in beef cattle under heat stressed between three groups

From: Fermentation quality of herbal tea residue and its application in fattening cattle under heat stress

Items CN LC HC
HSP70 (ng/mL) 18.67 ± 1.17a 17.78 ± 0.54b 16.87 ± 1.60c
Cor (ng/mL) 91.55 ± 1.83a 80.96 ± 0.60ab 72.63 ± 4.22b
LDH (U/L) 696.00 ± 10.65a 601.00 ± 8.97b 583.00 ± 3.76b
IgG (ng/mL) 7.96 ± 1.16b 9.62 ± 0.44ab 12.30 ± 1.18a
IgA (ng/mL) 3.57 ± 0.24 4.29 ± 0.43 4.60 ± 0.66
IL-2 (pg/mL) 308.75 ± 2.40c 332.81 ± 2.16b 340.47 ± 0.43a
IL-6 (pg/mL) 316.17 ± 15.25 327.69 ± 4.43 336.81 ± 4.80
ALT (U/L) 27.50 ± 2.02 29.50 ± 0.87 31.00 ± 3.21
AST (U/L) 78.00 ± 6.06 84.50 ± 9.49 90.25 ± 4.94
T-AOC (mmol/L) 0.27 ± 0.03b 0.36 ± 0.01a 0.33 ± 0.01ab
MDA (mmol/L) 25.21 ± 1.67 24.93 ± 0.00 23.47 ± 0.85
SOD (U/mL) 48.73 ± 2.79b 51.76 ± 0.58ab 56.43 ± 0.20a
T4 (ng/mL) 33.02 ± 1.06 33.47 ± 0.36 32.46 ± 0.70
  1. The values were showed as the means±standard error (N = 6); Different letters showed significant difference (P < 0.05), while the same letter or no letter showed no significant difference (P > 0.05)
  2. Cor Cortisol, LDH Lactate dehydrogenase, IgA Immunoglobulin A, IgG Immunoglobulin G, IL-2 Interleukin-2, IL-6 Interleukin-6, ALT Alanine aminotransferase, AST Aspartate aminotransferase, T-AOC Total antioxidant capacity, MDA Malondialdehyde, SOD Superoxide dismutase, T4 Thyroxine, HTR Herbal tea residue, CN no herbal tea residues, the control group, LC 15% fermented HTRs replaced, the 15% replacement group, HC 30% fermented HTRs replaced, the 30% replacement group