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Table 7 Antioxidant in spleen, liver and pancreas of pigs fed different levels of PEOa

From: Effects of plant essential oil supplementation on growth performance, immune function and antioxidant activities in weaned pigs

Itemsb CON PEO50 PEO100 PEO200 P
Linear Quadratic
Spleen
 GSH, mgGSH/gprot 1.85 ± 0.51 1.65 ± 0.24 1.88 ± 0.04 2.19 ± 0.15 0.431 0.546
 CAT, U/gprot 9.87 ± 0.71 9.33 ± 1.13 11.34 ± 0.68 10.49 ± 1.08 0.334 0.635
 T-AOC, U/mgprot 0.21 ± 0.04 0.21 ± 0.05 0.22 ± 0.02 0.22 ± 0.02 0.812 0.963
 T-SOD, U/mL 255.62 ± 10.52 247.22 ± 26.99 302.45 ± 8.38 291.02 ± 9.06 0.076 0.219
 MDA, nmol/mL 146.00 ± 8.86 175.07 ± 26.70 128.41 ± 5.08 117.84 ± 7.44 0.132 0.190
Liver
 GSH, mgGSH/gprot 1.84 ± 0.30 1.35 ± 0.10 2.59 ± 0.30 2.53 ± 0.48 0.113 0.256
 CAT, U/gprot 200.89 ± 19.50 204.58 ± 6.33 210.14 ± 19.42 206.30 ± 12.45 0.788 0.949
 T-AOC, U/mgprot 0.52 ± 0.06 0.43 ± 0.11 0.49 ± 0.08 0.55 ± 0.13 0.489 0.238
 T-SOD, U/mL 1127.18 ± 59.43 1132.51 ± 58.80 1161.75 ± 97.09 1200.82 ± 99.96 0.562 0.837
 MDA, nmol/mL 273.32 ± 29.23 280.04 ± 26.55 266.00 ± 60.44 263.64 ± 21.62 0.835 0.974
Pancreas
 GSH, mgGSH/gprot 2.23 ± 0.30 2.41 ± 0.43 4.47 ± 0.66 4.52 ± 1.08 0.007 0.032
 CAT, U/gprot 4.99 ± 0.79 5.14 ± 0.39 5.22 ± 0.12 6.40 ± 0.81 0.230 0.404
 T-AOC, U/mgprot 0.14 ± 0.02 0.12 ± 0.02 0.13 ± 0.03 0.14 ± 0.01 0.906 0.804
 T-SOD, U/mL 232.93 ± 16.47 207.09 ± 12.92 276.46 ± 25.64 257.91 ± 9.82 0.131 0.299
 MDA, nmol/mL 45.52 ± 1.12 61.65 ± 9.02 28.64 ± 5.58 29.96 ± 3.40 0.032 0.068
  1. aldehyde; T-SOD, total superoxide dismutase
  2. Treatments: CON means basal diet; PEO50 means basal diet with 50 ppm PEO; PEO100 means basal diet with 100 ppm PEO; PEO200 means basal diet with 200 ppm PEO
  3. aValues are means ± S.E, n = 6
  4. bGSH glutathione, CAT catalase, T-AOC total antioxidant capacity, MDA methane dicarboxylic