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Fig. 3

From: Alginate oligosaccharide-induced intestinal morphology, barrier function and epithelium apoptosis modifications have beneficial effects on the growth performance of weaned pigs

Fig. 3

Effects of alginate oligosaccharide on the sIgA content in the duodenum (a), jejunum (b) and ileum (c) of weaned pigs (immunohistochemistry; × 400). Values are means (8 pigs/treatment), with standard errors represented by vertical bars. *P < 0.05 (indicates that the sIgA content is significantly higher in the AOS group than CON group). CON, control (a corn-soybean basal diet); AOS, alginate oligosaccharide (the basal diet supplemented with 100 mg/kg alginate oligosaccharide). sIgA, secretory immunoglobulin A. Scale bar is 40 μm

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