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Table 5 Jejunal glutathione and glutathione disulfide concentration at postnatal d14 of suckling piglets

From: Increased maternal consumption of methionine as its hydroxyl analog promoted neonatal intestinal growth without compromising maternal energy homeostasis

Item Treatment Pooled SEM
CON DLM HMTBA
GSH (μmol/g protein) 41.01 39.70 41.37 2.68
GSSG (μmol/g protein) 3.09a 2.93a 1.40b 0.24
GSSG/GSH 0.072a 0.074a 0.036b 0.01
  1. Control (CON), DL-methionine (DLM), DL-2-hydroxy-4-methylthiobutanoic acid diets (HMTBA), glutathione (GSH), glutathione disulfide (GSSG), the ratio of glutathione disulfide to glutathione(GSSG/GSH). a, bWithin a row, means without a common superscript differ (P < 0.05)