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Table 5 Effects of dietary mannanoligosaccharide supplementation on lipid profile and erythrocytic antioxidant indices of dogs

From: Effect of dietary mannanoligosaccharide supplementation on nutrient digestibility, hindgut fermentation, immune response and antioxidant indices in dogs

Attributes Dietary groups Significance
CON MOS
Lipid profile
 Triglycerides (mg/dL) 49.31 ± 4.10 47.09 ± 5.91 NS
 Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 139.83b ± 4.14 125.38a ± 4.31 *
 HDL-cholesterol (mg/dL) 63.42 ± 5.73 69.63 ± 5.63 NS
 LDL-cholesterol (mg/dL) 66.63b ± 6.16 46.33a ± 5.01 *
 VLDL-cholesterol (mg/dL) 9.78 ± 0.79 9.42 ± 1.18 NS
Antioxidant indices
 SOD (U/mg Hb) 54.28 ± 3.07 57.38 ± 3.38 NS
 Catalase (U/mg Hb) 0.150 ± 0.01 0.146 ± 0.02 NS
 LPO (nmoL MDA/mg Hb) 2.59 ± 0.24 2.45 ± 0.26 NS
 GSH (nmoL/mg Hb) 2.48 ± 0.11 2.61 ± 0.17 NS
 Total thiols (nmoL/mg Hb) 1.83 ± 0.07 1.78 ± 0.07 NS
  1. CON control diet, MOS control diet + mannanoligosaccharide at 15 g/kg diet
  2. HDL high-density lipoproteins, LDL low-density lipoproteins, VLDL very low-density lipoproteins, SOD superoxide dismutase, LPO lipid peroxidation, MDA malondialdehyde, GSH reduced glutathione, Hb haemoglobin
  3. abMeans bearing different superscripts in a row differ significantly; *P < 0.05, NS non-significant; P > 0.05