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Table 3 Effect of dietary DL-SeMet supplementation on serum, liver, and muscle antioxidant status of weaning pigs

From: Effects of dietary Selenomethionine supplementation on growth performance, antioxidant status, plasma selenium concentration, and immune function in weaning pigs

Items1 Low-Se Sodium selenite DL-SeMet SEM P-value
< 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.5 0.7
Serum         
 GSH-Px, U/mL 787.52bc 774.43c 837.67abc 892.12a 865.23ab 859.43ab 21.40 < 0.01
 T-AOC, U/mL 8.56b 8.43b 9.19ab 9.87a 9.23ab 9.35ab 0.27 0.01
 MDA, nmol/mL 3.74 3.36 3.25 3.97 3.96 3.98 0.37 0.58
Liver         
 GSH-Px, U/mL 54.50c 74.60ab 81.61a 59.15bc 61.02bc 66.02bc 4.47 < 0.01
 T-AOC, U/mL 0.40b 0.43b 0.63a 0.44b 0.38b 0.46b 0.05 0.02
 MDA, nmol/mL 1.45a 1.04b 0.84b 0.82b 0.86b 1.08b 0.07 < 0.01
Muscle         
 GSH-Px, U/mL 90.05c 100.81c 109.89abc 132.30a 129.19ab 105.11bc 7.07 < 0.01
 T-AOC, U/mL 0.85 0.77 0.83 0.73 0.74 0.80 0.07 0.73
 MDA, nmol/mL 0.16a 0.10b 0.12b 0.11b 0.11b 0.11b 0.01 < 0.01
  1. a-cMeans followed by different letters in a row differ significantly (P < 0.05), followed by no or same letters indicated no significant difference (P > 0.05).
  2. 1GSH-Px: glutathione peroxidase, T-AOC: total antioxidative capacity, MDA: methane dicarboxylic aldehyde.