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Table 6 Effect of feeding FDGL on purine derivatives excretion and microbial nitrogen supply (MNS) in sheepa

From: Effect of feeding garlic leaves on rumen fermentation, methane emission, plasma glucose kinetics, and nitrogen utilization in sheep

Items Dietb SEMc P-value
Control FDGL
Allantoin (mmol/(kg BW0.75·d)) 0.37 0.43 0.029 0.084
Uric acid (mmol/(kg BW0.75·d)) 0.03 0.03 0.003 0.441
Xanthine plus hypoxanthine (mmol/(kg BW0.75·d)) 0.04 0.05 0.004 0.443
Total purine derivatives (mmol/(kg BW0.75·d)) 0.44 0.52 0.031 0.077
Total MNS (g N/(kg BW0.75·d)) 0.37 0.43 0.027 0.073
  1. aValues represent means of six sheep
  2. bControl diet: mixed hay (orchardgrass and reed canarygrass) and concentrate (60:40); FDGL diet: Control diet plus FDGL
  3. cSEM, standard error of mean