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Table 2 Total phenolic contents (mg GAE/100 g meat) in the breast and leg broiler meat

From: Wheat germ oil enrichment in broiler feed with α-lipoic acid to enhance the antioxidant potential and lipid stability of meat

Treatment Breast meat Leg meat
  2010 2011 Means 2010 2011 Mean
T 1 (control) 112.25±2.1 111.89±2.5 112.07±2.8f 107.77±2.1 104.57±1.9 106.17±2.4f
T 2 (NAT) 138.10±4.6 137.25±2.6 137.67±3.4c 125.86±2.6 126.68±2.8 126.27±2.1c
T 3 (SAT) 122.60±3.4 122.10±2.1 122.35±2.7e 111.17±2.3 111.44±2.4 111.31±2.6e
T 4 (ALA) 129.21±3.6 128.07±2.3 128.64±2.6d 122.46±2.2 122.73±2.6 122.60±2.9d
T 5 (ALA+NAT) 162.73±4.8 162.18±4.5 162.46±3.7a 149.67±3.3 146.07±3.2 147.87±3.4a
T 6 (ALA+SAT) 149.33±4.1 148.33±3.7 148.83±3.2b 136.54±3.5 133.48±3.8 135.01±3.9b
Means 135.70±3.6a 134.97±3.7a   125.58±2.9a 124.16±2.6a  
  1. Values are mean ±S.D of three independent measurements.
  2. Means sharing similar letter in a row or in a column are statistically non-significant (P>0.05).
  3. NAT= Natural α-tocopherol, SAT= Synthetic α-tocopherol, ALA= α-Lipoic acid.