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Table 1 Effects of transport and rumen-protected creatine pyruvate on the serum hormones and antioxidant parameters in the beef cattle

From: Effects of rumen-protected creatine pyruvate on blood biochemical parameters and rumen fluid characteristics in transported beef cattle

Item Treatmenta SEM P-value
Transport Nontransport
RP-CrPyr140 RP-CrPyr0 RP-CrPyr140 RP-CrPyr0 Transport RP-CrPyr Transport × RP-CrPyrb
T3 (ng/mL) 1.12 1.22 1.07 1.14 0.031 0.151 0.081 0.732
T4 (ng/mL) 74.65 72.16 68.39 76.90 5.682 0.815 0.365 0.117
Cortisol (ng/mL) 62.99 84.66 62.27 76.49 12.620 0.430 0.010 0.505
MDA (nmol/mL) 5.61 7.92 4.19 6.07 0.539 0.167 0.088 0.853
SOD (U/mL) 88.77 80.15 85.60 84.41 2.165 0.908 0.317 0.442
T-AOC (mmol/L) 2.00 1.98 2.04 2.02 0.005 0.002 0.117 0.882
GSH-Px (U/mL) 109.65 125.14 133.14 136.24 6.864 0.174 0.607 0.445
CAT (U/mL) 27.15 24.50 41.36 39.68 3.253 0.010 0.634 0.914
  1. a A 2 × 2 factorial arrangement with 2 supplemental levels of rumen-protected creatine pyruvate (RP-CrPyr) in basal diets (0 or 140 g/d for each cattle) and 2 transport treatment (transport 0 or 12 h before slaughter)
  2. b Transport × RP-CrPyr, the interaction between Transport and RP-CrPyr
  3. SEM Stand error of mean, T3 Triiodothyronine, T4 Thyroxine, MDA Malondialdehyde, SOD Superoxide dismutase, T-AOC Total antioxidant capacity, GSH-Px Glutathione per-oxidase, CAT Catalase