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Table 5 Effects of tannic acid (TA) on serum parameters in weaned piglets

From: Tannic acid prevents post-weaning diarrhea by improving intestinal barrier integrity and function in weaned piglets

Item Added tannic acid, % SEM P-value
  0 0.2 1.0 ANOVA Linear Quadratic
DAO, IU/L 220.9a 201.3b 193.3b 3.65 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.009
D-Lactate, μg/mL 1.46a 1.36b 1.31b 0.03 0.006 0.004 0.074
  1. CON, piglets receiving a basal diet; CON + 0.2% TA, piglets receiving a basal diet supplemented with 0.2% TA; CON + 1.0% TA, piglets receiving a basal diet supplemented with 1.0% TA; DAO, diamine oxidase
  2. a,bMean values with unlike superscript letters were significantly different (P < 0.05)