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Table 2 Effects of δ-tocotrienol and various compounds on histological analyses of liver samples of 5-week-old female chickens1.

From: δ-Tocotrienol and quercetin reduce serum levels of nitric oxide and lipid parameters in female chickens

# Nutritional state Histological analyses of chicken liver samples
1 Control Diet (CD) Severe chronic inflammation & mild fatty infiltration
2 CD + δ-Tocotrienol (50 ppm)2 Mild chronic inflammation
3 CD + Quercetin (50 ppm) Moderate chronic inflammation & mild fatty infiltration
4 CD + Riboflavin (50 ppm) Moderate chronic inflammation & mild fatty infiltration
5 CD + (-) Corey lactone (50 ppm) Mild chronic inflammation & moderate fatty infiltration
6 CD + Amiloride (10 ppm) Mild chronic inflammation & moderate fatty infiltration
7 CD + Dexamethasone (1.0 ppm) Mild chronic inflammation & moderate fatty infiltration
  δ-Tocotrienol (50 ppm) blend 2  
8 CD + δ-T3 + Quercetin (50 ppm) Moderate chronic inflammation & mild fatty infiltration
9 CD + δ-T3 + Riboflavin (50 ppm) Very mild chronic inflammation
10 CD + δ-T3 + (-) Corey lactone (50 ppm) Very mild chronic inflammation & autolysis
11 CD + δ-T3 + Amiloride (10 ppm) Very mild chronic inflammation
12 CD + δ-T3 + Dexamethasone (1.0 ppm) Autolysis
  1. 1Feeding period was 4 wk; Data expressed as means ± SD = 6 chickens per group.
  2. 2The diets of groups 8 - 12 were supplemented with δ-tocotrienol (50 ppm).