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Table 7 Effects of tannic acid (TA) on MDA content in serum and small intestine of 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
Serum MDA, nmol/mL 3.80 3.52 3.62 0.22 0.674 0.761 0.412
Duodenal MDA, nmol/mg prot. 0.55 0.55 0.55 0.05 0.999 0.959 0.996
Jejunal MDA, nmol/mg prot. 0.82 0.55 0.76 0.12 0.265 0.858 0.111
Ileal MDA, nmol/mg prot. 1.30a 1.00ab 0.81b 0.11 0.023 0.014 0.179
  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; MDA, malondialdehyde
  2. a,bMean values with unlike superscript letters were significantly different (P < 0.05)