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Table 4 Changes in plasma antioxidant enzymes of finishing pigs fed a high dose of supplemental daidzeina

From: Dietary supplementation with a high dose of daidzein enhances the antioxidant capacity in swine muscle but experts pro-oxidant function in liver and fat tissues

Variables Control Daidzein SEM P-value
γ-GCSb, U/mL     
 Barrow 3.46 5.23 0.49 0.05
 Gilt 3.56 5.20 0.74 0.15
T-SODc, U/mL     
 Barrow 53 58.48 2.66 0.18
 Gilt 54.11 53.94 3.12 0.16
T-AOCd, U/mL     
 Barrow 1.49 0.98 0.23 0.16
 Gilt 1.24 1.36 0.27 0.70
GSTe, U/mL     
 Barrow 21.10 18.31 1.6 0.25
 Gilt 22.38 19.27 1.28 0.12
CATf, U/mL     
 Barrow 4.73 4.15 0.86 0.66
 Gilt 3.79 3.63 0.68 0.86
GSH/GSSGg     
 Barrow 1.75 1.78 0.66 0.95
 Gilt 1.57 1.69 0.39 0.86
PAB valueh     
 Barrow 39.31 53.19 1.17 <0.01
 Gilt 45.02 42.96 0.74 0.23
  1. aValues are means (n = 6)
  2. bγ-GCS, γ-glutamylcysteine synthetase activity
  3. cT-SOD, total superoxide dismutase activity
  4. dT-AOC, total antioxidant capacity
  5. eGST, glutathione-S-transferase activity
  6. fCAT, catalase activity
  7. gGSH/GSSG, reduced glutathione/oxidized glutathione
  8. hPAB, prooxidant-antioxidant balance