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Table 2 Effects of transport and rumen-protected creatine pyruvate on the contents of immunoglobulin and inflammatory factor in serum, lipopolysaccharide and extracellular DNA in serum and rumen fluid of beef cattle

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

Item Treatment1 SEM P-value
Transport Nontransport
RP-CrPyr140 RP-CrPyr0 RP-CrPyr140 RP-CrPyr0 Transport RP-CrPyr Transport × RP-CrPyr2
Serum
 IgG (g/L) 9.44 8.75 9.93 9.80 0.607 0.539 0.744 0.820
 IgM (g/L) 2.44 2.36 2.59 2.47 0.167 0.689 0.776 0.960
 IgA (g/L) 0.34 0.36 0.44 0.47 0.021 0.028 0.543 0.983
 TNF-α (pg/mL) 59.24 47.91 46.75 57.89 2.594 0.791 0.984 0.040
 IFN-γ (pg/mL) 31.92 33.45 41.83 47.25 1.573 0.005 0.301 0.554
 IL-1β (pg/mL) 22.87 18.86 28.83 30.89 1.643 0.026 0.773 0.383
 IL-6 (pg/mL) 87.00c 113.72bc 149.19a 128.75ab 4.301 0.002 0.725 0.025
 LPS (EU/mL) 16.71b 29.18a 11.00b 10.96b 2.463 0.001 0.032 0.031
 eDNA (ng/μL) 2.36 2.39 2.11 2.17 0.146 0.459 0.882 0.975
Rumen
 LPS (EU/mL) 2.19 2.41 0.64 0.89 0.074 < 0.001 0.143 0.929
 eDNA (ng/μL) 19.95 20.94 26.12 17.00 1.503 0.720 0.213 0.131
  1. a,b,c Means within a row with no common superscript differ significantly (P < 0.05)
  2. 1 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)
  3. 2 Transport × RP-CrPyr, the interaction between Transport and RP-CrPyr
  4. SEM Stand error of mean, TNF-α Tumor necrosis factor-α, IFN-γ Interferon γ, IL-1β Interleukin-1β, IL-6 Interleukin-6, LPS Lipopolysaccharide, eDNA Extracellular DNA