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Table 8 The levels of the gene expression of antioxidant enzymes in spleen, liver and pancreas of weaned pigs fed diets with 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
GR 1.00 ± 0.18 0.79 ± 0.11 0.81 ± 0.04 1.12 ± 0.16 0.746 0.250
GST 1.00 ± 0.20 1.11 ± 0.25 1.12 ± 0.43 2.92 ± 0.42 0.012 0.007
GPX1 1.00 ± 0.21 0.81 ± 0.07 0.75 ± 0.07 1.42 ± 0.14 0.236 0.029
CAT 1.00 ± 0.15 0.63 ± 0.22 0.86 + 0.11 1.23 ± 0.07 0.366 0.051
SOD1 1.00 ± 0.18 0.76 ± 0.08 0.80 ± 0.08 1.31 ± 0.08 0.287 0.029
Nrf2 1.00 ± 0.21 0.94 ± 0.11 0.94 ± 0.07 1.13 ± 0.12 0.565 0.600
Keap1 1.00 ± 0.13 1.00 ± 0.07 1.04 ± 0.14 1.31 ± 0.07 0.085 0.129
Liver
GR 1.00 ± 0.10 1.08 ± 0.27 1.18 ± 0.23 0.90 ± 0.15 0.867 0.602
GST 1.00 ± 0.22 0.71 ± 0.03 0.75 ± 0.18 1.16 ± 0.37 0.314 0.049
GPX1 1.00 ± 0.35 0.76 ± 0.30 0.94 ± 0.36 1.50 ± 0.43 0.421 0.456
CAT 1.00 ± 0.10 0.84 ± 0.19 0.81 ± 0.05 1.28 ± 0.14 0.373 0.114
SOD1 1.00 ± 0.13 1.16 ± 0.33 1.01 ± 0.15 1.08 ± 0.09 0.865 0.956
Nrf2 1.00 ± 0.07 1.07 ± 0.22 0.75 ± 0.27 0.16 ± 0.02 0.023 0.029
Keap1 1.00 ± 0.14 0.86 ± 0.17 0.93 ± 0.11 0.80 ± 0.11 0.354 0.658
Pancreas
GR 1.00 ± 0.07 1.09 ± 0.22 1.15 ± 0.11 1.43 ± 0.39 0.342 0.628
GST 1.00 ± 0.31 0.94 ± 0.23 0.93 ± 0.24 1.06 ± 0.23 0.935 0.957
GPX1 1.00 ± 0.25 0.88 ± 0.04 1.34 ± 0.22 1.19 ± 0.27 0.402 0.714
CAT 1.00 ± 0.19 1.11 ± 0.23 1.07 ± 0.18 0.77 ± 0.13 0.502 0.569
SOD1 1.00 ± 0.10 0.66 ± 0.09 0.85 ± 0.16 1.03 ± 0.13 0.842 0.316
Nrf2 1.00 ± 0.12 0.91 ± 0.16 0.96 ± 0.14 0.95 ± 0.19 0.858 0.975
Keap1 1.00 ± 0.21 0.96 ± 0.08 1.24 ± 0.18 1.23 ± 0.16 0.326 0.629
  1. 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
  2. aValues are means ± S.E, n = 6
  3. bSOD1, superoxide dismutase 1; CAT, catalase; GPX1,glutathione peroxidase 1; GST, glutathione transferase; GR, glutathione reductase; Nrf2, nuclear factor E2-related factor 2; Keap-1, Kelch-like ECH-associated protein 1