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Table 6 Alpha-lipoic acid contents (mg/g) in the broiler breast and leg meat

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

Treatments Breast meat Leg meat
  2010 2011 Means 2010 2011 Mean
T 1 (control) 6.70±0.3 7.86±0.4 7.28±0.5f 8.25±0.7 7.59±0.5 7.92±0.3e
T 2 (NAT) 17.42±0.5 17.08±0.7 17.25±0.8d 16.89±0.6 15.29±0.8 16.09±0.8d
T 3 (SAT) 13.23±0.7 14.81±0.6 14.02±0.6e 14.44±0.5 15.80±0.6 15.12±0.6d
T 4 (ALA) 33.94±0.9 33.21±1.2 33.58±1.1c 32.97±1.1 34.00±1.4 33.48±1.2c
T 5 (ALA+NAT) 41.31±1.2 42.13±1.4 41.72±1.5a 42.50±1.6 43.06±1.2 42.78±1.6a
T 6 (ALA+SAT) 37.22±1.3 38.86±1.3 38.04±1.3b 38.75±1.4 41.30±1.3 40.03±1.2b
Means 24.97±0.9a 25.66±0.4a   25.63±0.6a 26.17±0.7a  
  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.