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Fig. 6 | Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology

Fig. 6

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

Fig. 6

Relative mRNA abundances of MUC1 (a), MUC2 (b) and MUC4 (c) in the small intestine of weaned pigs fed diets containing or lacking alginate oligosaccharide. Values are means (8 pigs/treatment), with standard errors represented by vertical bars. *P < 0.05 or **P < 0.01 (indicates that the gene mRNA levels between the AOS and CON groups differ significantly). CON, control (a corn-soybean basal diet); AOS, alginate oligosaccharide (the basal diet supplemented with 100 mg/kg alginate oligosaccharide). MUC1, mucin 1; MUC2, mucin 2; MUC4, mucin 4

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