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Table 2 Effects of galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) on D-lactic acid and diamine oxidase (DAO) in suckling pigletsa.

From: Effects of galacto-oligosaccharides on growth and gut function of newborn suckling piglets

Items d 8 d 21 SEM P-value
  CON GOS CON GOS Diet Age Diet × Age
Plasma D-lactic acid, mg/L 13.13 a 12.42 b 12.62 b 12.81 ab 0.15 0.116 0.661 0.010
Plasma DAO, units/mL 3.67 a 3.26 b 3.24 b 3.25 b 0.08 0.019 0.008 0.012
Jejunal mucosa DAO, units/mg mucosa 2.18 b 2.32 a 2.20 b 2.21 b 0.03 0.017 0.170 0.025
  1. aPiglets assigned to CON (n = 6), GOS (n = 6) received physiological saline and GOS solution for 7 d after birth, respectively