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Table 6 The mean ± SEM antioxidant content of breast meat from broiler chickens fed diet supplemented with EP-Zn

From: Dietary Enteromorpha polysaccharide-Zn supplementation regulates amino acid and fatty acid metabolism by improving the antioxidant activity in chicken

Parameter Treatment groups P value
Control EP-Zn
T-AOC, U/mg prot 2.86 ± 0.11b 3.84 ± 0.43a 0.028
Cu-Zn SOD, U/mg prot 38.81 ± 1.10b 49.38 ± 2.24a 0.001
GSH-PX, nmol/min/mg prot 480.50 ± 19.78b 549.27 ± 19.05a 0.048
MDA, nmol/mg prot 5.76 ± 0.21 6.02 ± 0.48 0.69
  1. Means with different superscript letter across a row indicates significant difference at P < 0.05
  2. T-AOC Total antioxidant, Cu-Zn SOD Coper-Zinc superoxide dismutase, GSH-PX Glutathione peroxidase, MDA Malondialdehyde