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Table 4 Effect of dietary DL-SeMet supplementation on plasma Se content 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
21 d         
 Se, mg/L 0.09c 0.13bc 0.10c 0.13bc 0.19a 0.17ab 0.01 < 0.01
42 d         
 Se, mg/L 0.09c 0.12bc 0.14abc 0.17ab 0.18ab 0.20a 0.02 < 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. 1Se: selenium.