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Table 6 Effects of dietary seaweed-derived polysaccharides (SDP) on the serum antioxidant status of weaned pigs (Exp. 2)

From: Dietary seaweed-derived polysaccharides improve growth performance of weaned pigs through maintaining intestinal barrier function and modulating gut microbial populations

Items Dietary treatment P-value 
  CON SDP  
GSH-Px, U/mL 352.45 ± 18.33 438.38 ± 22.07 0.024
SOD, U/mL 60.17 ± 3.64 77.80 ± 1.96 0.005
CAT, U/mL 11.83 ± 0.96 15.98 ± 0.85 0.006
T-AOC, U/mL 4.73 ± 0.16 5.23 ± 0.17 0.054
MDA, nmol/mL 5.05 ± 0.33 4.05 ± 0.27 0.064
  1. GSH-Px glutathione peroxidase; SOD superoxide dismutase; CAT catalase; T-AOC total antioxidant capacity; MDA malondialdehyde
  2. n = 8 for each group